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Backdoor.Hesive - Zero Day MS Access Exploit

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#1 harrywaldron


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Posted 28 September 2005 - 08:39 AM

Please be careful with all email messages containing Microsoft Access attachments. This new exploit capitalizes on an unpatched MS Jet Engine vulnerability that creates a compromise to system security until the virus is removed

Backdoor.Hesive - 0 Day MS Access Jet Engine Exploit

Backdoor.Hesive is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer and allows a remote attacker unauthorized access. The Trojan may arrive as a Microsoft Access file that exploits the Microsoft Jet Database Engine Malformed Database File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (described in Bugtraq ID 12960).

Microsoft Jet Database Engine Malformed Database File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Solution: Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches for this issue

Allows the remote attacker the ability to perform the following actions:

List active ports
List processes, services, and threads
Download and execute remote files
Upload files
Run a system shell
Modify registry values
End processes
Get system information
Get network information
Post collected data to hostile web site

Edited by harrywaldron, 28 September 2005 - 08:39 AM.

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