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Vulnerability Score 7.8 7.8
CVE Id CVE-2008-6194
Last Modified 23 Jul 2009 12:00:00
Published 19 Feb 2009 01:30:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Memory leak in the DNS server in Microsoft Windows allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via DNS packets. NOTE: this issue reportedly exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2007-3898.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows


BUGTRAQ - 20080508 Re: After 6 months - fix available for Microsoft DNS cache poisoning attack

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:06