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LDAP over SSL could allow passwords to be changed (Q299687) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains whether the hotfix Q287397 is installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

A bug in Windows 2000 may allow a possible hacker to change the password of a third
party user.

Description :

The remote version of Windows 2000 contains a bug in its LDAP implementation
which fails to validate the permissions of a user requesting to change the
password of a third party user.

A possible hacker may exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access to the
remote host.

Solution :

Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10

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