Vulnerability Note VU#655248
Microsoft Index Server contains buffer overflow
A buffer overflow exists in Microsoft Index Server 2.0, which may allow remote attackers to execute code with administrarive privileges.
Microsoft Index Server 2.0 is a tool for building an index of a web site to permit efficient searches. An intruder who can authenticate to the server and create a named pipe to it may be able to exploit a buffer overflow condition to execute code in the Local System Security Context. For more information, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS01-025.
Intruders may be able to execute arbitrary code in the Local System Security Context, i.e. with administrative privileges.
Apply a patch as described in MS01-025.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft||Affected||-||21 May 2001|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Thanks to David Litchfield of @Stake, who originally reported this vulnerability, and Microsoft, for the information contained in their advisory.
This document was written by Shawn Hernan
- CVE IDs: CAN-2001-0244
- Date Public: 10 May 2001
- Date First Published: 22 May 2001
- Date Last Updated: 25 Jun 2001
- Severity Metric: 12.83
- Document Revision: 5
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