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MDAC Buffer Overflow (832483) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the version of MDAC

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through MDAC server.

Description :

The remote Microsoft Data Access Component (MDAC) server is vulnerable to a
flaw which could allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on this host,
provided he can simulate responses from a SQL server.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to wait for a host running
a vulnerable MDAC implementation to send a broadcast query. He would then
need to send a malicious packet pretending to come from a SQL server.

Solution :

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

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8

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