MS10-040: Vulnerability in Internet Information Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (982666)

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Synopsis :

The remote web server may allow remote code execution.

Description :

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Internet Information
Services (IIS). The vulnerability, which requires that the Extended
Protection for Authentication feature be installed and enabled, is due
to improper parsing of authentication information. An attacker who
successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute code in the
context of the Worker Process Identity (WPI).

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008,
2008 R2 and 7.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 46847 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40573

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1256

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