Flaw in NetBIOS Could Lead to Information Disclosure

A security issue has been identified in Microsoft Windows that could allow an attacker to see information in your computer’s memory over a network. This vulnerability involves one of the NetBIOS over TCP/IP (NetBT) services, the NetBIOS Name Server (NBNS). With this service, you can find a computer's IP address by using its NetBIOS name, and vice versa.

Affected Software:
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0® Server
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003

Severity level: Low

Download: Server 2003 | Server 2003 64 bit Edition | XP | XP 64 bit Edition | 2000 | NT 4 Server | NT 4 Terminal Server Edition

View: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-034

View: Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 824105