Vulnerability Note VU#276321

Microsoft Windows Terminal Services Advanced Client (TSAC) contains buffer overflow in process that handles input parameters

Original Release date: 27 Aug 2002 | Last revised: 27 Aug 2002

Overview

Microsoft Windows Terminal Services Advanced Client (TSAC) contains a remotely exploitable buffer overflow.

Description

The Microsoft Windows Terminal Services Advanced Client (TSAC) contains a remotely exploitable buffer overflow. This ActiveX control provides a way to deliver Terminal Services to a client using only a browser. This ActiveX control contains a buffer overflow in the code that processes input parameters.

Impact

A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system with the privileges of the victim.

Solution

Apply a patch.

Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Microsoft CorporationAffected-27 Aug 2002
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

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References

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by Ollie Whitehouse, of @Stake.

This document was written by Ian A Finlay.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CAN-2002-0726
  • Date Public: 22 Aug 2002
  • Date First Published: 27 Aug 2002
  • Date Last Updated: 27 Aug 2002
  • Severity Metric: 24.00
  • Document Revision: 8

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