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Microsoft Hotfix for KB835732 (SMB check) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for Microsoft Hotfix KB835732 by talking to the remote SMB service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
LSASS service.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the function
DsRolerUpgradeDownlevelServer of the Local Security Authority
Server Service (LSASS) which may allow a possible hacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host with the SYSTEM rights.

A series of worms (Sasser) are known to exploit this vulnerability
in the wild.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and 2003 :

Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10

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