Vulnerability in NNTP Could Allow Code Execution (883935)
This update resolves a newly-discovered, privately reported vulnerability. A remote code execution vulnerability exists within the Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) Component of the affected operating systems. This vulnerability could potentially affect systems that do not use NNTP because certain affected software requires this component to be enabled for installation. The vulnerability is documented in the Vulnerability Details section of this bulletin.
An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system, including installing programs; viewing, changing, or deleting data; or creating new accounts that have full privileges.
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