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Microsoft IIS MDAC Long Content Type Buffer Overflow

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Microsoft IIS MDAC Long Content Type Buffer Overflow

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/29/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

The Microsoft Data Access Component (MDAC) is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow through Microsoft IIS and other related web services.

By using the HTTP POST request method and sending a large Content-Type header field, a buffer overflow can occur allowing malicious users to execute code remotely.

Solution(s)

  • http-iis-msadcs-contenttype-bof

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