Microsoft warns on three critical bugs

Thursday, 11 September 2003, 4:02 PM EST

Microsoft has warned Windows users of three 'critical' security vulnerabilities present in the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service used in its Windows operating system.

The company has also provided a new patch for the earlier security vulnerability in a Windows Distributed Component Object Model RPC interface.

The first two vulnerabilities uncovered yesterday could allow a buffer overflow to enable hackers to execute arbitrary code, while the third could result in a denial of service (DoS) attack.

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