MS01-059: Unchecked Buffer in Universal Plug and Play can Lead to System Compromise (315000)

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Synopsis :

The Universal Plug and Play service on the remote host is prone to
denial of service and buffer overflow attacks.

Description :

Using a specially crafted NOTIFY directive, a remote attacker can
cause code to run in the context of the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
subsystem or possibly launch a denial of service attack against the
affected host.

Note that, under Windows XP, the UPnP subsystem operates with SYSTEM
privileges.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 98, 98SE, ME, and
XP :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms01-059

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 10835 ()

Bugtraq ID: 3723

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0876
CVE-2001-0877