Intrusion Prevention

MS.NET.Framework.XML.Decryption.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in Microsoft .NET runtime environment.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software attempts to decrypt a malicious XML document. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to crash vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS15-048

CVE References

CVE-2015-1672