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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2005-1792
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:50:06
Published 01 Jun 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Memory leak in Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) service allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) by creating security contexts more quickly than they can be cleared from the RPC cache.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows Xp


BID - 13801


MSKB - 890196

OSVDB - 13020

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:40:18