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Patch Name : Windows2000-KB899589-x86-ENU.EXE
Patch Description : Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB899589)
Bulletin Id : MS05-046
Bulletin Title : Vulnerability in the Client Service for NetWare Could Allow Remote Code Execution (899589)
KnowledgeBase : 899589
Severity : Important
Location Path : Windows2000-KB899589-x86-ENU.EXE
Bulletin Summary: This update resolves a newly-discovered, privately-reported vulnerability. A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Client Service for NetWare (CSNW). By default, CSNW is not installed on any affected operating system version. Only customers who manually installed CSNW could be vulnerable to this issue. The vulnerability is documented in the �Vulnerability Details� section of this bulletin. This service is also called Gateway Service for NetWare on Windows 2000 Server.

An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could remotely take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

We recommend that customers apply the update at the earliest opportunity.
Superceding Bulletin Id : None
Patch Release Date : Oct 11, 2005
CVE Id : CAN-2005-1985
Affected Product Information  
Product Name Service Pack Name
Windows 2000 Advanced Server Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Windows 2000 Professional Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Windows 2000 Server Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Registry changes  
Registry Path Key Name Key Value
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows 2000\SP5\KB899589 -2

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