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           ESB-2003.0725 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-043
  Buffer Overrun in Messenger Service Could Allow Code Execution (828035)
                              16 October 2003


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:                Microsoft Windows Messenger Service
Publisher:              Microsoft
Operating System:       Windows Server 2003
                        Windows 2000
                        Windows XP
                        Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
                        Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
                        Windows NT Server 4.0
Impact:                 Administrator Compromise
Access Required:        Remote
CVE Names:              CAN-2003-0717

Ref:                    AL-2003.22

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Title: Buffer Overrun in Messenger Service Could Allow Code Execution
Date: October 15, 2003
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation 
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition 
Microsoft Windows XP 
Microsoft Windows 2000 
Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Impact: Allow attacker to execute arbitrary code.
Maximum Severity Rating: CRITICAL
Bulletin: MS03-043

The Microsoft Security Response Center has released Microsoft
Security Bulletin MS03-043

What Is It?
The Microsoft Security Response Center has released Microsoft
Security Bulletin MS03-043 which concerns a vulnerability in products
listed above.  Customers are advised to review the information in the
bulletin, test and deploy the patch immediately in their
environments, if applicable.

More information is now available at

If you have any questions regarding the patch or its implementation
after reading the above listed bulletin you should contact Product
Support Services in the United States at 1-866-PCSafety
(1-866-727-2338).  International customers should contact their local

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