MS04-036: Microsoft NNTP Component Remote Overflow (883935) (uncredentialed check)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 15465
SynopsisThe remote NNTP server is susceptible to a buffer overflow attack.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionMicrosoft has released patches for Windows NT, 2000, and 2003.