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RDS / MDAC Vulnerability Content-Type overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of msadcs.dll

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote DLL /msadc/msadcs.dll is accessible by anyone.
Several flaws have been found in it in the past, we recommend
you restrict access to MSADC only to trusted hosts.

Solution:
- Launch the Internet Services Manager
- Select your web server
- Right-click on MSADC and select 'Properties'
- Select the tab 'Directory Security'
- Click on the 'IP address and domain name restrictions'
option
- Make sure that by default, all computers are DENIED access
to this resource
- List the computers that should be permited to use it

See also: MS advisory MS02-065
Risk factor: High

Networks Security ID: 6214

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Renaud Deraison

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