source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2129/info Microsoft Internet Explorer ships with a task scheduler engine (mstask.exe). By default mstask.exe listens between port 1025 to 1220. It is possible for a user to cause CPU utilization DoS. Sending malformed arguments to the mstask.exe service will cause the CPU utilization to spike. By default, mstask.exe enables connections through the local host only. A restart of the system is required in order to gain normal functionality. Exploitation of this vulnerability could be more serious with repeated attacks. * Conflicting reports exist, some users have been unable to reproduce this issue. 1. Start telnet.exe 2. Menu->Connect->Remote System=127.0.0.1 , Port=1026 3. Press 'Connect' button 4. When it is connects, type some random characters and press enter. 5. Close telnet.exe.
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