MS04-045: WINS Code Execution (870763)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host via the WINS

Description :

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 :

Solution :

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

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 15962 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11763

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0567