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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0040

Original release date: 07/10/2007
Last revised: 08/25/2013


The LDAP service in Windows Active Directory in Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP4, Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, Server 2003 x64 Edition and SP2, and Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted LDAP request with an unspecified number of "convertible attributes."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 24800
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-191A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#487905
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018355
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071446
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2481
External Source: MS
Name: MS07-039
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2012
External Source: ISS
Name: 20070710 Microsoft Windows Active Directory Remote Code Execution

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2012
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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