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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows TCP/IP Stack Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows HTTP Protocol Stack ('HTTP.sys') Parsing Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032109
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-1635   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 14 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 8, 8.1, 2012, 2012 R2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows 'HTTP.sys'. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted HTTP request to trigger a parsing flaw in the HTTP protocol stack (HTTP.sys) and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with System privileges.

The Citrix Security Response Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system with System privileges.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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