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NT ResetBrowser frame & HostAnnouncement flood patch Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains whether the hotfix Q262694 is installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

It is possible to partially crash the remote host.

Description :

The hotfix for the 'ResetBrowser Frame' and the 'HostAnnouncement flood'
has not been applied.

The first of these vulnerabilities allows anyone to shut
down the network browser of this host at will.

The second vulnerability allows a possible hacker to
add thousands of bogus entries in the master browser,
which will consume most of the network bandwidth as
a side effect.

Solution :

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

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