70444 : Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC / WDAC) MSADO Record CacheSize Handling Remote Code Execution
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Disclosure Date
Time to Patch
291 days


Microsoft Data Access Components and Windows Data Access Components fail to properly validate memory allocation for internal data structures. This may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via a large CacheSize property that triggers an integer wrap and buffer overflow.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure


Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability.


Microsoft Corporation
Data Access Components
2.8 SP1
2.8 SP2
Windows Data Access Components


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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-01-12 | Disagree?

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