Microsoft Windows Workstation Service NetrGetJoinInformation Heap Corruption VulnerabilityTPTI-09-06: August 11th, 2009
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Vulnerability DetailsThis vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Windows. Valid user credentials are required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in the Workstation RPC Service. When handling the arguments for the NetrGetJoinInformation function, memory is improperly freed and can lead to remote code execution. Successful exploitation can lead to a remote system compromise under SYSTEM credentials.
Vendor ResponseMicrosoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2009-05-11 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2009-08-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory