MS03-001: Unchecked buffer in Locate Service (810833)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 11212
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.
DescriptionThe Microsoft Locate service is a name server that maps logical names to network-specific names.
There is a security vulnerability in this server that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code in it by sending a specially crafted packet to it.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and XP.