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The remote NNTP server is susceptible to a buffer overflow attack.
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 :
Microsoft has released patches for Windows NT, 2000, and 2003.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true