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Microsoft Frontpage Server Remote Application Deployment (RAD) component vulnerable to buffer overflow via malformed packet sent to server component

Vulnerability Note VU#439835

Original Release Date: 2001-06-28 | Last Revised: 2001-06-28

Overview

Microsoft Frontpage Server Remote Application Deployment (RAD) component contains an unchecked buffer which can allow an intruder to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of IUSR_machinename or system.

Description

A buffer overflow in the Microsoft Frontpage Server Remote Application Deployment (RAD) component can allow an intruder to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of IUSR_machinename. Under certain circumstances, it is possible for the intruder to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of system.

More information on this problem is available from Microsoft at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS01-035.asp

Impact

An attacker can execute code with the privileges of IUSR_machinename and under certain circumstances with the privileges of system.

Solution

Contact vendor for patches.

Vendor Information

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Microsoft

Updated:  June 24, 2001

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

Please see http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS01-035.asp

Vendor Information

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

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

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CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A

References

Credit

Our thanks to Microsoft for the information contained in their bulletin

This document was written by Ian A. Finlay and is based on information obtained from a Microsoft Security Advisory.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2001-0341
Severity Metric: 33.79
Date Public: 2001-06-21
Date First Published: 2001-06-28
Date Last Updated: 2001-06-28 15:43 UTC
Document Revision: 23

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