Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.LSASS.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a buffer overrun vulnerability that exists in Microsoft's Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS).
LSASS is a Windows security and authentication interface. Due to inadequate boundary checking, an attacker can send a specially crafted message to a target computer to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows 2000, 2003 and XP.

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply patch, available from the web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS04-011.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2003-0533