MS03-023: Buffer Overrun In HTML Converter Could Allow Code Execution (823559)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web
client.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the HTML Converter module that
could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by
constructing a malicious web page and enticing a victim to visit this
web page.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms03-023

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and
2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11878 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8016

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0469