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[security-alerts] FW: [SA24871] Microsoft Windows DNS Service Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
> Microsoft Windows DNS Service Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
> SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
> VERIFY ADVISORY:
> Highly critical
> System access
> From local network
> OPERATING SYSTEM:
> Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003
> Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition
> Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
> Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
> Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition
> Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
> Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
> Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
> A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be
> exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
> The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in an RPC
> interface of the DNS service used for remote management of the
> service. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow
> via a specially crafted RPC request.
> Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code with
> SYSTEM privileges.
> NOTE: According to Microsoft, this is already being actively
> exploited on a limited scale.
> The vendor recommends disabling the remote management over RPC
> capability for DNS servers.
> PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
> Discovered as a 0-day.
> ORIGINAL ADVISORY: