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Buffer Overrun in JPEG Processing (833987) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for ms04-028 via the registry
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.
The remote host is running a version of Windows which is vulnerable to a
buffer overrun vulnerability when viewing a JPEG file, which may allow an
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.
To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a malformed JPEG file
to a user on the remote host and wait for him to open it using an
affected Microsoft application.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and 2003 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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