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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows UPnP (Ssdpsrv, others) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Windows Plug and Play Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015042
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015042
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-2120   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 22 2008
Original Entry Date:  Oct 11 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via local system, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2000 SP4, XP SP2; and prior service packs
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Windows Plug and Play. A remote authenticated user or a local user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote authenticated user or a local user can can supply a specially crafted packet to trigger a buffer overflow in Plug and Play and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

On Windows XP Service Pack 2, only administrators can exploit this flaw via the network.

The vendor credits eEye Digital Security with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user or a local user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=FFDB8AB7-F979-41B4-9625-EA51CD503258

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1559E44A-DDEE-4C86-BF02-A6C3B9BEEE0C

A restart is required.

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS05-047.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.


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