Intrusion Prevention

MS.Explorer.Long.Share.Name.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates a possible exploit of a buffer overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.
This issue is exposed when a client attempts to connect to an SMB share using an overly long name.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Home
Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition Version 2003 SP1
Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition Version 2003
Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition Itanium 0
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition Itanium 0
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition
Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP6a
Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP6
Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP5
Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP4
Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP3
Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP2
Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP1
Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP6
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP5
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP4
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP3
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP2
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP1
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 SP6a
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 SP6
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 SP5
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 SP4
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 SP3
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 SP2
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 SP1
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0
Microsoft Windows NT Enterprise Server 4.0 SP6a
Microsoft Windows NT Enterprise Server 4.0 SP6
Microsoft Windows NT Enterprise Server 4.0 SP5
Microsoft Windows NT Enterprise Server 4.0 SP4
Microsoft Windows NT Enterprise Server 4.0 SP3
Microsoft Windows NT Enterprise Server 4.0 SP2
Microsoft Windows NT Enterprise Server 4.0 SP1
Microsoft Windows NT Enterprise Server 4.0
Microsoft Windows ME
Microsoft Windows 98SE
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP4
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP3
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP2
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP1
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP4
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP3
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP2
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP1
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP4
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP3
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP2
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP1
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP4
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP3
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP2
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP1
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Avaya S8100 Media Servers R9
Avaya S8100 Media Servers R8
Avaya S8100 Media Servers R7
Avaya S8100 Media Servers R6
Avaya S8100 Media Servers R12
Avaya S8100 Media Servers R11
Avaya S8100 Media Servers R10
Avaya S8100 Media Servers
Avaya S3400 Message Application Server
Avaya Modular Messaging (MSS) 2.0
Avaya Modular Messaging (MSS) 1.1
Avaya IP600 Media Servers R9
Avaya IP600 Media Servers R8
Avaya IP600 Media Servers R7
Avaya IP600 Media Servers R6
Avaya IP600 Media Servers R12
Avaya IP600 Media Servers R11
Avaya IP600 Media Servers R10
Avaya IP600 Media Servers
Avaya DefinityOne Media Servers R9
Avaya DefinityOne Media Servers R8
Avaya DefinityOne Media Servers R7
Avaya DefinityOne Media Servers R6
Avaya DefinityOne Media Servers R12
Avaya DefinityOne Media Servers R11
Avaya DefinityOne Media Servers R10
Avaya DefinityOne Media Servers

Impact

Denial of service.
The execution of arbitrary code on the system.

Recommended Actions

Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-037:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-037.mspx.

CVE References

CVE-2004-0214