Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1, 2.0 SP1 and SP2, 3.5, 3.5 SP1, 3.5.1, and 4.0, as used for ASP.NET in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS), provides detailed error codes during decryption attempts, which allows remote attackers to decrypt and modify encrypted View State (aka __VIEWSTATE) form data, and possibly forge cookies or read application files, via a padding oracle attack, aka "ASP.NET Padding Oracle Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2010-09-22 Last Update Date : 2011-10-03
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify
a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions
if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.