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Microsoft LSA Service contains buffer overflow in DsRolepInitializeLog() function

Vulnerability Note VU#753212

Original Release Date: 2004-04-14 | Last Revised: 2004-04-14

Overview

The Windows Local Security Authority Service Server (LSASS) contains a vulnerability that may permit an attacker to completely compromise the system.

Description

A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in a Microsoft Active Directory service logging function that is exposed by the LSASS DCE/RPC interface. The vulnerability occurs due to the misuse of a vsprintf() call. For a full technical description, please see eEye Digital Security's Advisiory. This vulnerability affects the following systems:

    • Windows 2000
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Server 2003 - Microsoft notes that while the vulnerability exists in Window Server 2003, it could only be expoited by a local administrator.

Impact

A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.

Solution

Apply a patch from the vendor
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011 contains patch information to resolve this issue.

Vendor Information

753212
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Microsoft Corporation

Updated:  April 13, 2004

Status

  Vulnerable

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.

Addendum

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011 contains information regarding this issue.

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CVSS Metrics

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Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A

References

Acknowledgements

The Microsoft Security Bulletin credits eEye Digital Security for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jason A Rafail.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2003-0533
Severity Metric: 35.44
Date Public: 2004-04-13
Date First Published: 2004-04-14
Date Last Updated: 2004-04-14 01:31 UTC
Document Revision: 7

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