Time to patch your XP and 2000 installations.

By Kevin Poulsen, SecurityFocus Aug 11 2003 3:13PMA malicious worm that exploits last month’s RPC DCOM vulnerability struck the Internet Monday afternoon, targeting unpatched Windows 2000 and Windows XP machines.

The worm, dubbed “Blaster” and “LovSan” by security and anti-virus companies, attacks vulnerable machines over TCP port 135, then spawns a shell and initiates a TFTP file transfer to retrieve the worm’s code.

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