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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                          ESB-2007.0506 -- [Win]
        MS07-041 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information
                Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution
                               11 July 2007


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2
Publisher:            Microsoft
Operating System:     Windows XP
Impact:               Administrator Compromise
                      Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2005-4360

Original Bulletin:    

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Affected Products:

   - Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2

Non-Affected Products:

   - Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
   - Windows XP Home Service Pack 2
   - Windows XP Professional x64 Edition 
   - Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
   - Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
   - Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
   - Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition 
   - Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
   - Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems 
   - Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
   - Windows Vista
   - Windows Vista x64 Edition

Vulnerability Details:

There is a remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Information Services 
(IIS) 5.1 on Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 that could allow an 
attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability to take complete 
control of the affected system. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by 
sending specially crafted URL requests to a Web page hosted by Internet 
Information Services.

Workaround Details:

1. Use URLScan 2.5 
   The installation of URLScan helps protect the affected system from attempts 
   to exploit this vulnerability.

   - Install URLScan, using the default URLScan.ini settings.
   - Restart the IISAdmin and WWW Publishing services for the changes to take 

2. To help protect from network-based attempts to exploit this vulnerability, 
   block access to port 80 (TCP) using:
   - Windows Firewall.

3. Uninstall IIS on systems that do not require it.

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