MS09-039: Vulnerabilities in WINS Could Allow Remote Code Execution (969883) (uncredentialed check)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40564
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the WINS service
DescriptionThe remote host has a Windows WINS server installed.
The remote version of this server has two vulnerabilities that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote system:
- One heap overflow vulnerability can be exploited by any attacker.
- One 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.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000 and 2003.