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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2011-1970
Last Modified 04 Oct 2011 10:54:28
Published 10 Aug 2011 05:55:01
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The DNS server in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1 does not properly initialize memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (service outage) via a query for a nonexistent domain, aka "DNS Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2


CERT - TA11-221A

MS - MS11-058

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:56:52