Vulnerability in WINS Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (948745)
This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) that could allow elevation of privilege. A local attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts. This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of Microsoft Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003. The update removes the vulnerability by validating the data structures of network packets processed by WINS.
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