MS04-036: Microsoft NNTP Component Remote Overflow (883935) (uncredentialed check)

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Synopsis :

The remote NNTP server is susceptible to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft NNTP server that is
vulnerable to a buffer overflow issue.

An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the
remote host with the privileges of the NNTP server process.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-036

Solution :

Microsoft has released 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

Nessus Plugin ID: 15465 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11379

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0574

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