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Microsoft Content Management Server fails to properly process crafted HTTP requests

Vulnerability Note VU#434137

Original Release Date: 2007-04-17 | Last Revised: 2007-04-17


A vulnerability in the way Microsoft Content Managment Server handles HTTP requests may lead to execution of arbitrary code.


Microsoft Content Managment Server (CMS) contains a vulnerability that could be exploited when it attempts to process specially crafted HTTP requests. According to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-018:

A remote code execution vulnerability results from the way that the Microsoft Content Management Server handles unexpected characters in an HTTP request.


A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.



Microsoft has released an update to address this issue. See Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-018 for more details.

Vendor Information

Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Microsoft Corporation

Updated:  April 17, 2007



Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.


Refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-018.

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This vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-018

This document was written by Chris Taschner.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2007-0938
Severity Metric: 42.53
Date Public: 2007-04-10
Date First Published: 2007-04-17
Date Last Updated: 2007-04-17 13:50 UTC
Document Revision: 9

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