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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.
The remote version of Windows contains a Heap Overflow in the Messenger
service that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the
remote host with the SYSTEM privileges.
A series of worms (Gaobot, Agobot, ...) are known to exploit this
vulnerability in the wild.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true