Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.MHTML.URI.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability, which is located in the "inetcomm.dll", can be exploited through use of an overly long URI. It may allow remote attackers to crash the vulnerable program.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Home
Microsoft Windows XP 0
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition Itanium SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition Itanium 0
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition Itanium SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition Itanium 0
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP4
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP3
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP2
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP1
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
+ Avaya DefinityOne Media Servers
+ Avaya IP600 Media Servers
+ Avaya S3400 Message Application Server 0
+ Avaya S8100 Media Servers 0
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

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor.
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition SP1
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows Server 2003 (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0c7e507f-2a42-49b5-82b2-84a6ec40b895
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter x64 Edition
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=2aa6b4d1-a6eb-425b-ab7e-6cc27124a59e
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP1
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows Server 2003 (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0c7e507f-2a42-49b5-82b2-84a6ec40b895
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows XP (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=c9037cdb-3a57-4db7-aa0d-5ad28730303a
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition Itanium SP1
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=8f062b1c-7b93-4cb2-835a-b58ba29435f2
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows XP (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=c9037cdb-3a57-4db7-aa0d-5ad28730303a
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP2
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows XP (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=c9037cdb-3a57-4db7-aa0d-5ad28730303a
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows XP x64 Edition (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=71f09617-d3cd-45fb-a09b-a9025c1d3f47
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition SP1
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows Server 2003 (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0c7e507f-2a42-49b5-82b2-84a6ec40b895
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition SP1
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows Server 2003 (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0c7e507f-2a42-49b5-82b2-84a6ec40b895
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows XP (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=c9037cdb-3a57-4db7-aa0d-5ad28730303a
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition Itanium SP1
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=8f062b1c-7b93-4cb2-835a-b58ba29435f2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=2aa6b4d1-a6eb-425b-ab7e-6cc27124a59e
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise x64 Edition
Microsoft Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB920214)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=2aa6b4d1-a6eb-425b-ab7e-6cc27124a59e

CVE References

CVE-2006-2766