Unchecked Buffer Could Cause IIS Compromise

By Thomas McGuire on March 18, 2003, 4:12 PM
Microsoft Windows 2000 supports the World Wide Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) protocol. WebDAV, defined in RFC 2518, is a set of extensions to the Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that provide a standard for editing & file management between computers on the Internet. A security vulnerability is present in a Windows component used by WebDAV, & results because the component contains an unchecked buffer.

Affected Software:
Microsoft Windows 2000

Patch availability;
All except Japanese NEC
Japanese NEC

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