MS03-049: Buffer overrun in the Workstation service could allow code execution

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Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS03-049. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update, including file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
security_patch security_update update security bug context flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated buffer overrun overflow Local Elevation of Privilege URL specially-formed scope link hyperlink specially-crafted WinXP Win2000 exploit System privileges affected UDP ports 138 139 445 TCP 138 139 445 using a firewall

Article ID: 828749 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 18:44:59 - Revision: 5.3

Microsoft Windows XP Professional 64-Bit Edition (Itanium), Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server

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