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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.|
This vulnerability is usually exploited by hosting a specially crafted Telnet server and enticing users to visit it. The link to the malicious server can be distributed through different means, like email messages or instant messaging programs, among others.
If you have a Windows 2008/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.