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Thread: Microsoft flaw puts servers at risk...

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    Microsoft flaw puts servers at risk...


    More security news.

    Microsoft warned system administrators on Wednesday that a new flaw in its Windows 2000 and NT domain controllers could leave their networks open to attack.

    The vulnerability affects the Windows Locator service, software that translates network names into the addresses of actual resources, such as disks and printers, on a company's local area network.

    "An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could cause the Locator service to fail, or could cause code of the attacker's choice to be executed with system privileges,"...
    Source and full story here



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    So basically MS just announced that the favored goal of attaining admin/root on their servers was made easier in their latest update? Joy!

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