Security Patch: Multiple UNC Provider Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Microsoft has released a patch that resolves the "Unchecked buffer in the Multiple UNC Provider" security vulnerability in Windows XP.

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.

Download now to prevent a malicious user from causing your computer to restart or to run unauthorized programs.

Requirements: Windows XP Home / Pro

News source: Windows XP Security Patch: Multiple UNC Provider Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

View: Microsoft Security Bulletin - MS02-017 or Microsoft KB article Q311967 (Not available yet!)

Download: Q311967_WXP_SP1_x86_ENU.exe (253kb, 2nd April 2002)

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