Microsoft Security Advisory (928604)
Exploit Code Published Affecting the Windows Client Server Run-Time Subsystem
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Microsoft is aware of published information and proof-of-concept code that attempts to exploit a possible vulnerability in the Client Server Run-Time Subsystem. At this time Microsoft has not seen any indications of active exploitation of the vulnerability. Our initial investigation of the public posting confirms that a local authenticated denial of service is possible on Windows Platforms. Microsoft has activated its emergency response process and is continuing to investigate this public report
Customers in the U.S. and Canada who believe they are affected can receive technical support from Microsoft Product Support Services at 1-866-PCSAFETY. .International customers can receive support from their local Microsoft subsidiaries. There. For more information about how to contact Microsoft for support issues, visit the International Support Web site.
Upon completion of this investigation, Microsoft will take the appropriate action to help protect our customers. This may include providing a security update through our monthly release process or providing an out-of-cycle security update, depending on customer needs.
- An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability locally.
- No workarounds have been identified for this vulnerability.
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- Customers in the U.S. and Canada can receive technical support from Microsoft Product Support Services. For more information about available support options, see the Microsoft Help and Support Web site.
- International customers can receive support from their local Microsoft subsidiaries. For more information about how to contact Microsoft for international support issues, visit the International Support Web site.
- The Microsoft TechNet Security Web site provides additional information about security in Microsoft products.
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- December 20, 2006: Advisory published.