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Microsoft Windows WINS Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Microsoft Windows WINS Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/25/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/04/2005
Modified
03/21/2018

Description

Certain versions of Microsoft Windows ship with a flawed implementation of the WINS service. As a result, a remote attacker can overflow a buffer in the WINS daemon and gain SYSTEM privilege.

Solution(s)

  • windows-wins-bof

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