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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host via the WINS
The remote Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) server is prone to a
heap overflow attack that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary
code on this host.
To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a specially crafted
packet to port 42 of the remote host.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true