Vulnerability: Authentication Flaw in Windows Debugger

Microsoft is warning system administrators that there is a flaw in the authentication mechanism for the debugging facility such that an unauthorized program can gain access to the debugger. A vulnerability results because an attacker can use this to cause a running program to run a program of her choice.

Affected software: Microsoft Windows NT 4.0; Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server, Terminal Server Edition and Microsoft Windows 2000.

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