Microsoft Internet Information Services TELNET_STREAM_CONTEXT::OnSendData buffer overflow

ms-iis-onsenddata-bo (64248) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Microsoft Internet Information Services is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the TELNET_STREAM_CONTEXT::OnSendData() function. By sending a specially-crafted FTP command, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges or cause the service to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 10
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 7.8
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

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 The original bulletin issued by Microsoft has been superseded.

References:

  • IBM Security Protection Alert: Microsoft IIS FTP Interpret-As-Command (IAC) Overflow.
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-004: Vulnerability in Internet Information Services (IIS) FTP Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2489256).
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-073: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) Could Allow Information Disclosure (2733829).
  • Microsoft Web site: Windows 7.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [12-21-2010]: Windows 7 IIS7.5 FTPSVC UNAUTH'D Remote DoS PoC.
  • BID-45542: Microsoft IIS FTP Service Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-3972: Heap-based buffer overflow in the TELNET_STREAM_CONTEXT::OnSendData function in ftpsvc.dll in Microsoft FTP Service 7.0 and 7.5 for Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, and IIS 7.5, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a crafted FTP command, aka IIS FTP Service Heap Buffer Overrun Vulnerability. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • SA42713: Microsoft IIS FTP Server Telnet IAC Character Encoding Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024921: Microsoft IIS FTP Server Lets Remote Users Deny Service
  • US-CERT VU#842372: Microsoft IIS FTP server memory corruption vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft FTP Service for IIS 7.0
  • Microsoft FTP Service for IIS 7.5
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.5
  • Microsoft Windows 7 x64
  • Microsoft Windows 7 x32
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 x32
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x32
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 Itanium
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 x64
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 x64
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2

Reported:

Dec 21, 2010

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