Vulnerability Note VU#180868
Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator vulnerable to buffer overflow via specially crafted network message
Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) may be vulnerable to a flaw that allows remote unauthenticated attackers to execute arbitrary code.
The Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) is described by Microsoft as "distributed transaction facility for Microsoft Windows platforms".
Microsoft Windows platforms may be vulnerable to a flaw in the MSDTC implementation caused by an unchecked buffer that may allow a remote, unauthenticated user to execute arbitrary code and take complete control of the system.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on a system.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Affected||-||11 Oct 2005|
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Microsoft reported this vulnerability, and in turn thank eEye Digital Security for information on the issue.
This document was written by Ken MacInnis.
- CVE IDs: CAN-2005-2119
- Date Public: 11 Oct 2005
- Date First Published: 11 Oct 2005
- Date Last Updated: 13 Oct 2005
- Severity Metric: 17.40
- Document Revision: 9
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