[windows2000] FW: DeepSight Increased ThreatCon from 1 to 2 Alert

  • From: "Nail, Larry" <lnail@xxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 13:40:09 -0500

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Name:     Increased ThreatCon from 1 to 2 
Summary:  The Threat Analyst Team is raising the ThreatCon to Level 2 in
light of a new serious vulnerability in the RPC Subsystem (RPCSS) of the
Microsoft Windows family of operating systems. The vulnerability carries
a critical security rating and is believed to be remotely exploitable.
Execution of arbitrary code will occur in the security context of the
LocalSystem account, thereby resulting in a complete compromise of the
targeted host. Administrators are highly encouraged to apply the fixes
addressing this flaw provided by Microsoft in Security Bulletin
The DeepSight Threat Analyst Team has released a Threat Alert regarding
this issue. 

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