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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB978338

Vulnerability in Windows ISATAP Component Could Allow Spoofing

UpdatesDescription: This security update resolves one privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. This security update is rated Moderate for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008. Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 are not vulnerable because these operating systems include the feature deployed by this security update. For more information, see the subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section. The security update addresses the vulnerability by changing the manner in which the Windows TCP/IP stack checks the source IPv6 address in a tunneled ISATAP packet.

Update type: Moderate

Release date: April 13, 2010

Applies to: All versions

Knowledge base:

Download link: 32-bit | 64-bit
Comments:Here are the specifics on the vulnerabilities covered by this update:

  • ISATAP IPv6 Source Address Spoofing Vulnerability – CVE-2010-0812
There is a download that resolves this issue.

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB978338.

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