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Trustwave Protections Deployed: MS11-083

Last week, it was Microsoft's Patch Tuesday! For November, Microsoft released one "critical" bulletin, two "important," and one "moderate". The most critical, MS11-083 (CVE-2011-2013) which indicates a flaw in the TCP/IP implementation that possibly allows remote code execution by an attacker flooding a vulnerable OS with crafted UDP packets.

Trustwave Spiderlabs has investigated the MS11-083 threat and the team has implemented protections for our Intrusion Detection System (IDS) platforms. The deployed solution relies on detecting unusual ICMP traffic associated with this attack. Trustwave offers a variety of security products to protect against the latest threats and below is the coverage for MS11-083.

Trustwave Coverage for MS11-083
Product Threat Mitigation
Internal Vulnerability Scanner N/A
External Vulnerability Scanner N/A
mailMAX N/A
Intrusion Detection System / Intrusion Prevention System (IDS/IPS) Signature deployed on 11-14-2011 to detect suspicious ICMP traffic.
ModSecurity N/A
Network Access Control (NAC) N/A
WebDefend N/A

Microsoft has released a security update for this vulnerability. For additional information about this exploit and the affected operating systems, please visit

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