Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.RPC.Call.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is caused by a boundary error when the "Server" service handles a specially crafted RPC request. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1 (Itanium)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (Itanium)
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (x64)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (Itanium)

Impact

System compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.
Denial of service

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch supplied by the vendor:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS08-067.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2008-3466 CVE-2008-4250