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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB970710

Vulnerability in Wireless LAN AutoConfig Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution

UpdatesDescription: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Wireless LAN AutoConfig Service. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a client or server with a wireless network interface enabled receives specially crafted wireless frames. Systems without a wireless card enabled are not at risk from this vulnerability. The security update addresses the vulnerability by extending the Wireless LAN AutoConfig service to properly validate wireless frames prior to processing them.

Update type: Critical

Release date: September 8, 2009

Applies to: All versions

Knowledge base: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970710

Download link: 32-bit | 64-bit
Comments:Here are the specifics on the vulnerabilities covered by this update:

  • Wireless Frame Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability – CVE-2009-1132
There is a download that resolves this issue.

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB970710.

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