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Buffer Overrun in Messenger Service

By TS | Thomas
Oct 16, 2003
  1. Affected Software:
    Windows NT
    Windows Server NT 4.0 Terminal Server Edition
    Windows 2000
    Windows XP
    Windows Server 2003

    A security vulnerability exists in the Messenger Service that could allow arbitrary code execution on an affected system. The vulnerability results because the Messenger Service does not properly validate the length of a message before passing it to the allocated buffer.

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