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Vulnerability in Microsoft Data Access Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:214

The Execute method in the ADODB.Connection 2.7 and 2.8 ActiveX control objects (ADODB.Connection.2.7 and ADODB.Connection.2.8) in the Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.5 SP3 2.7 SP1 2.8 and 2.8 SP1 does not properly track freed memory when the second argument is a BSTR which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Internet Explorer crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via certain strings in the second and third arguments.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-5559
Product(s):