This update resolves the ""Unchecked buffer in the Multiple UNC Provider"" security vulnerability in Windows 2000, and is discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS02-017. Download it now to prevent a malicious user from exploiting a buffer overflow vulnerability to either cause your computer to restart or to run unauthorized programs on your computer. The vulnerability results because of a flaw in the Multiple UNC (uniform naming convention) Provider (MUP), which is a network file system resource locator that runs in kernel-mode memory in Windows. Due to an unchecked buffer (a temporary storage area of limited capacity), a malicious user can send a specially malformed request and either cause the computer to restart or run programs as if he or she were the user.
|File Size||495.53 kB|
|Operating System||Windows 2000 Windows|
|System Requirements||Windows 2000|