Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions (FPSE) 2002 SmartHTML Interpreter buffer overflow

fpse-smarthtml-interpreter-bo (10195) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions (FPSE) are vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by a vulnerability in the FPSE SmartHTML Interpreter. By sending a malformed file request to the vulnerable Web server, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer in the SmartHTML Interpreter and execute code on the Web server with SYSTEM level privileges.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-051. See References.

Note: Microsoft originally provided a patch for this vulnerability in MS02-053, but it was superseded by the patch released with MS03-051.

For FrontPage Server Extensions 2002:
Microsoft originally released a patch for this vulnerability with MS02-053, but it was superseded by the patch released with MS03-051, and then superseded by the patch released MS06-017. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions 2002

Reported:

Sep 25, 2002

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