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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

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

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.

Solution :

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

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8

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