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FTP Server Response Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1141

The wininet.dll FTP client code in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 and 6 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an FTP server response of a specific length that causes a terminating null byte to be written outside of a buffer which causes heap corruption.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-0217
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer