Microsoft Visual Basic Enterprise Edition .dsr file buffer overflow
|visualbasic-enterprise-dsr-bo (39773)||High Risk|
Microsoft Visual Basic Enterprise Edition is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by MSDE.dll when handling .dsr files. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted .dsr file with an overly long ConnectionName or CommandName string and then opening the Object window and clicking on the ConnectionName or CommandName, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.
- Microsoft Visual Basic Web site: Visual Basic 6.0 Resource Center.
- BID-27349: Microsoft Visual Basic Enterprise Edition 6 DSR File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2008-0392: Multiple buffer overflows in Microsoft Visual Basic Enterprise Edition 6.0 SP6 allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .dsr file with a long (1) ConnectionName or (2) CommandName line.
- OSVDB ID: 40531: Microsoft Visual Basic DSR File Handling Remote Code Execution
- SA28563: Microsoft Visual Basic ".dsr" File Handling Buffer Overflows
- SECTRACK ID: 1019258: Microsoft Visual Basic '.dsr' File Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 SP6 Enterprise
Jan 18, 2008
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