Microsoft Windows XP PGM buffer overflow
|win-pgm-bo (28643)||High Risk|
Microsoft Windows XP is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the Pragmatic General Multicast (PGM) protocol implementation. By sending a specially-crafted PGM message to a system with the Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) service installed, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer to execute arbitrary code and gain complete control of the affected system.
Note: The MSMQ service is not installed by default.
Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in the latest Microsoft Security Bulletin. See References.
— OR —
Use Microsoft Automatic Update if it is supported by your operating system. The original bulletin issued by Microsoft has been superseded.
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-052: Vulnerability in Pragmatic General Multicast (PGM) Could Allow Remote Code Execution (919007).
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-036: Vulnerabilities in Pragmatic General Multicast (PGM) Could Allow Denial of Service (950762).
- US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#455516: Microsoft PGM vulnerable to remote code execution.
- ASA-2006-189: Windows Security Updates for September 2006 - (MS06-052 - MS06-054)
- BID-19922: Microsoft PGM Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-3442: Unspecified vulnerability in Pragmatic General Multicast (PGM) in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted multicast message.
- SA21851: Microsoft Windows Pragmatic General Multicast Code Execution
- SECTRACK ID: 1016827: Microsoft PGM Implementation Buffer Overflow in MSMQ Service Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- US-CERT VU#455516: Microsoft PGM vulnerable to remote code execution
- Microsoft Windows XP SP2
- Microsoft Windows XP SP1
Sep 12, 2006
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