Microsoft Data Access Components RDS Data Stub Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The remote DLL /msadc/msadcs.dll is accessible by anyone. Several
flaws have been found in it in the past. We recommend that you restrict
access to MSADC only to trusted hosts.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms02-065
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2002-q4/0082.html

Solution :

- Launch the Internet Services Manager
- Select your web server
- Right-click on MSADC and select 'Properties'
- Select the tab 'Directory Security'
- Click on the 'IP address and domain name restrictions'
option
- Make sure that by default, all computers are DENIED access
to this resource
- List the computers that should be allowed to use it

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11161 ()

Bugtraq ID: 6214

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1142