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ZDI-07-076: Microsoft Windows Message Queuing Service Stack Overflow Vulnerability
Dec 11 2007 10:21PM
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ZDI-07-076: Microsoft Windows Message Queuing Service Stack Overflow
December 11, 2007
-- CVE ID:
-- Affected Vendor:
-- Affected Products:
Windows 2000 SP4
Windows XP SP2
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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Microsoft Windows with the Message Queuing
Service enabled. Authentication is not required to exploit this
The specific flaw exists in the RPC interface defined on port 2103 with
UUID fdb3a030-065f-11d1-bb9b-00a024ea5525. During the processing of
opnum 0x06 the service copies user-supplied information into a fixed
length stack buffer. Sending at least 300 bytes will trigger a stack
based buffer overflow due to a vulnerable wcscat() call. Exploitation
of this issue can result in arbitrary code execution.
-- Vendor Response:
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2007.04.02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007.12.11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Tenable Network Security.
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