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Flaw in RPC Endpoint Mapper (MS03-010) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for SP version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

It is possible to disable a remote RPC service.

Description :

A flaw exists in the RPC endpoint mapper, which can be used by a possible hacker
to disable it remotely.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent this host from working

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for the Windows 2000 and XP :

There is no patch for NT4.

Microsoft strongly recommends that customers still using
Windows NT 4.0 protect those systems by placing them behind a
firewall which is filtering traffic on Port 135.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

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