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Windows NT NNTP Component Buffer Overflow

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5070

The Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) component of Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Windows 2000 Server Windows Server 2003 Exchange 2000 Server and Exchange Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via XPAT patterns possibly related to improper length validation and an "unchecked buffer" leading to off-by-one and heap-based buffer overflows.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows NT
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0574
Product(s):
  • Network News Transport Protocol (NNTP)