Vulnerability Note VU#455516
Microsoft PGM vulnerable to remote code execution
A buffer overflow vulnerability in Microsoft's Pragmatic General Multicast (PGM) protocol implementation may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the MSMQ service that may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code. An attacker may be able to send a specially-crafted message that triggers the overflow when received by a vulnerable system.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker can run arbitrary code with system privileges.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Affected||-||12 Sep 2006|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Thanks to Microsoft for supplying information on this vulnerability. Microsoft thanks David Warden of NuPaper Inc. for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-3442
- Date Public: 12 Sep 2006
- Date First Published: 12 Sep 2006
- Date Last Updated: 13 Sep 2006
- Severity Metric: 9.95
- Document Revision: 32
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