Intrusion Prevention

MS.VB.DSR.File.Handling.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Visual Basic.
This issue is caused by an error in the vulnerable software when handling a malformed DSR file with an overlong "ConnectionName" or "CommandText" field. It may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending a crafted DSR file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Visual Basic Enterprise Edition 6

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2008-0392