MessengerScan v1.05 is a Windows based detection and analysis utility that can quickly and accurately identify Microsoft operating systems that are vulnerable to the messenger service buffer overflow released in the MS03-043 bulletin.
MessengerScan v1.05 is intended for use by enterprise system and network administrators as a fast and reliable utility for identifying at risk Microsoft systems in a passive manner. The vulnerability detection part of the tool is non-abrasive in nature and may be run in production environments during production hours. In addition to identifying vulnerable systems, MessengerScan provides administrators the ability to shutdown AND disable the messenger service running on the vulnerable system.
Note: Due to differences in the implementation of the Messenger Service on Microsoft WindowsĄŻ platforms, this script cannot currently identify vulnerable hosts running Windows NT 4.