Integer signedness error in the SQLConnectW function in an ODBC API (odbc32.dll) in Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.8 SP1 and SP2, and Windows Data Access Components (WDAC) 6.0, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in the Data Source Name (DSN) and a crafted szDSN argument, which bypasses a signed comparison and leads to a buffer overflow, aka "DSN Overflow Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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