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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

           ESB-2005.0120 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-011
  Vulnerability in Server Message Block Could Allow Remote Code Execution
                              9 February 2005

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and Service Pack 4
                   Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2
                   Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1 (Itanium)
                   Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 (Itanium)
                   Microsoft Windows Server 2003
                   Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows
Impact:            Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated

Original Bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS05-011.mspx

Comment: From Microsoft's MS05-011 bulletin: "A remote code execution
         vulnerability exists in Server Message Block (SMB) that could allow an
         attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerable to take complete
         control of the affected system."

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MS05-011
Title:  Vulnerability in Server Message Block Could Allow Remote Code
Execution (885250)

Affected Software: 
 - Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and Microsoft Windows 2000
Service Pack 4
 - Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP
Service Pack 2
 - Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1 (Itanium)
 - Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 (Itanium)
 - Microsoft Windows Server 2003
 - Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems

Non-Affected Software: 
 - Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE),
and Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (ME)

Impact of Vulnerability:  Remote Code Execution

Maximum Severity Rating: Critical

Restart required: Yes

Update can be uninstalled: Yes

More information on this vulnerability is available at:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS05-011.mspx

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