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Universal Plug and Play Service Overflow

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects attempts to exploit a buffer overflow in the the Universal Plug and Play service.

Additional Information

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Universal Plug and Play service in the way that it handles specially formed HTTP requests. An attacker who has successfully exploited this vulnerability in conjunction with another exploit could take complete control of an affected system

Affected

  • Windows.

Response

Download and install the Microsoft patches applicable to this vulnerability.
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