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Flaw in Microsoft VM (816093) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the version of the remote VM

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the VM.

Description :

The remote host is running a Microsoft VM machine which has a bug
in its bytecode verifier which may allow a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code on this host, with the rights of the user running the VM.

To exploit this vulnerability, a possible hacker would need to send a malformed
applet to a user on this host, and have him execute it. The malicious
applet would then be able to execute code outside the sandbox of the VM.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for the Windows VM :

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6

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