PROBLEM: Microsoft has identified a vulnerability in the HyperTerminal application that is installed, by default, on several Microsoft operating systems. PLATFORM: Windows 98, 98SE, Windows ME, Windows NT, and Windows 2000 DAMAGE: The vulnerability may allow a malicious user to execute arbitrary code on another user's system. SOLUTION: Apply appropriate patches as indicated below.
VULNERABILITY Risk is MEDIUM. The vulnerability affects system security and ASSESSMENT: is publicly known. Patches should be applied as soon as possible.
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