Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Active Directory Federation Service input validation

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A vulnerability has been found in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (Operating System) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component Active Directory Federation Service. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was presented 02/09/2016 with Microsoft as MS16-020 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is available at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2016-0037 since 12/03/2015. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 88652 (MS16-020: Security Update for Active Directory Federation Services to Address Denial of Service (3134222)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins and running in the context l.

Applying the patch MS16-020 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at technet.microsoft.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (88652). See 80879, 80876, 80877 and 80875 for similar entries.

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Class: Input validation
CWE: CWE-20
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 88652
Nessus Name: MS16-020: Security Update for Active Directory Federation Services to Address Denial of Service (3134222)
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OpenVAS ID: 902046
OpenVAS Name: MS Active Directory Federation Services Denial of Service Vulnerability (3134222)
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Patch: MS16-020

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com
Product: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS16-020
Organization: Microsoft
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-0037 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1034984
Vulnerability Center: 56503 - [MS16-020] Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services 3.0 Remote DoS Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 82507 - Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services CVE-2016-0037 Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Created: 02/10/2016 09:37 PM
Updated: 07/07/2022 02:55 PM
Changes: 02/10/2016 09:37 PM (76), 08/22/2018 09:45 AM (9), 07/07/2022 02:55 PM (5)
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