This update resolves the "NetBIOS Name Server Protocol Spoofing" security vulnerability in some Windows-based networks and is discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-047. Download now to prevent a malicious user from misusing the Name Conflict and Name Release mechanisms that are part of Windows Internet Name Service (WINS).
If a malicious user exploits this vulnerability, Windows 2000 and Windows NTÃ?????Ã????Ã???Ã??Ã?Â® 4.0 computers cannot register a name on the network, or they can lose their current name registration, making the computers unavailable as network resources.
For more information about this vulnerability, read Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-047.