MS09-039: Vulnerabilities in WINS Could Allow Remote Code Execution (969883)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host has a Windows WINS server installed.

The remote version of this server contains two vulnerabilities that may
allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote system :

- A heap overflow vulnerability can be exploited by any
attacker.

- A integer overflow vulnerability can be exploited by a
WINS replication partner.

An attacker may use these flaws to execute arbitrary code on the remote
system with SYSTEM privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS09-039

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 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: 40558 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35980
35981

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1923
CVE-2009-1924