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|worm, hackers to gain remote control of the affected computer with the same privileges as the logged on user. If this user had administrator rights, the hacker could take complete control of the system: create, modify or delete files, install programs, create new user accounts, etc. It could also cause the vulnerable system to stop responding until it is restarted.|
MS10-020 is usually exploited by hosting a malicious SMB server and convince users to start an SMB connection with it.
If you have a Windows 2008/7/Vista/2003/XP/2000 computer, it is recommended to download and apply the security patch for this vulnerability. Click here to access the web page for downloading the patch.
Bear in mind that this security bulletin is replaced by a previous one, called MS10-006.