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Windows Web Services on Devices API Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-11-10    Views:  5,720

Secunia Advisory SA37314

Where:

From local network

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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 an unspecified error in the processing of WSD messages and can be exploited to corrupt memory via a WSDAPI message containing a specially crafted header.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code, but requires that a service or application uses the API or performs remote device discovery.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Neel Mehta, Google Inc.

Original Advisory:
MS09-063 (KB973565):
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS09-063.mspx

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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