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           ESB-2005.0300 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-017
   Vulnerability in Message Queuing Could Allow Code Execution (892944)
                               13 April 2005

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and 4
                   Windows XP Service Pack 1
                   Windows XP 64-Bit Service Pack 1
                   Windows 98/98SE
Impact:            Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:         CAN-2005-0059

Original Bulletin:
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS05-017.mspx

Comment: From Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-017:
         
         "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."

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-017
Title: Vulnerability in Message Queuing Could Allow Code Execution (892944)

Affected Software:
 - Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
 - Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1
 - Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1 (Itanium) 
 - Microsoft Windows 98 and Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)

Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution
Maximum Severity Rating: Important

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