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Security Update for Microsoft Windows (840987) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains if hotfix 840987 has been installed
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.
The remote host is missing a security update for Microsoft Windows (840987).
The missing security update fixes issues in the following areas :
- Window Management
- Virtual DOS Machine
- Graphics Rendering Engine
- Windows Kernel
A local attacker may exploit any of these vulnerabilities to cause a local
denial of service or obtain higher rights on the remote host.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and 2003:
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.