MS04-045: WINS Code Execution (870763)

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-045

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and
2003.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 15962 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11763
11922

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0567
CVE-2004-1080