Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-010
Patch Available for "Site Wizard Input Validation" Vulnerability
Originally Posted: February 18, 2000
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in web applications associated with Microsoft® Site Server 3.0, Commerce Edition. These applications are provided as samples and generated by wizards, but do not follow security best practices. If deployed on a web site, they could allow inappropriate access to a database on the site. Frequently asked questions regarding this vulnerability and the patch can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-010.mspx
Please see the following references for more information related to this issue.
- Frequently Asked Questions: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-010, http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-010.mspx.
- Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 252614, Potential Security Vulnerability Due to Unvalidated Variable in Wizard and Some Sample Sites
- Microsoft TechNet Security Web site, http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/default.mspx.
Obtaining Support on this Issue
This is a fully supported patch. Information on contacting Microsoft Technical Support is available at http://support.microsoft.com/contactussupport/?ws=support.
Microsoft thanks Nick Southwell of Creative Online Media for reporting this problem to us and working with us to protect customers.
- February 18, 2000: Bulletin Created.
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