Reported November 28, 2004, by Immunity
· Microsoft WINS
A vulnerability exists in Microsoft WINS that could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code on the vulnerable system. WINS replication is done on TCP port 42 using a Microsoft proprietary protocol.
Microsoft, has released "How to help protect against a WINS security issue," http://support.microsoft.com/kbid?=890710, to address this vulnerability.
Discovered by Nicolas Waisman.