Microsoft Security Bulletin MS02-040
Unchecked Buffer in MDAC Function Could Enable System Compromise (Q326573)
Originally posted: July 31, 2002
Updated: August 20, 2003
Who should read this bulletin:
Customers using Microsoft® Windows®.
Impact of vulnerability:
Run code of the attacker's choice.
Maximum Severity Rating:
Users should install the security patch immediately.
- Microsoft Data Access Components 2.5
- Microsoft Data Access Components 2.6
- Microsoft Data Access Components 2.7
- Microsoft Knowledge Base article 326573 discusses this issue and will be available approximately 24 hours after the release of this bulletin. Knowledge Base articles can be found on the Microsoft Online Support web site.
- Technical support is available from Microsoft Product Support Services. There is no charge for support calls associated with security patches.
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- V1.0 (July 31, 2002): Bulletin Created.
- V2.0 (August 20, 2003): Updated to reflect bulletin affects all versions of Windows and not just Microsoft SQL Server.