A vulnerability in the way Microsoft Server Service handles network messages may lead to execution of arbitrary code.
Microsoft Server Service provides support for Remote Proceedure Call (RPC), resource sharing, and named pipe communication over the network. Microsoft Server Service may attempt to derefernce an invalid pointer when handling network messages. According to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-063:
An attacker could try to exploit the vulnerability by creating a specially crafted message and sending the message to an affected system.
An authenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition.
This vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-063. Microsoft credits Fortinet and Matthew Amdur of VMWare for reporting this issue.
This document was written by Chris Taschner.
|Date First Published:||2006-10-11|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-10-11 14:39 UTC|