Intrusion Prevention

MS.Active.Directory.RDN.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a code-execution vulnerability in Active Directory on Microsoft Windows 2000 Server.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a crafted LDAP request. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Active Directory on Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 4

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch, available at the vendor's web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS09-018.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2009-1138