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Task Scheduler Vulnerability (841873) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for ms04-022 over the registry

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web client.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Windows which contains a flaw in
the task scheduler which may lead to arbitrary execution of commands
on the remote host.

To exploit this vulnerability, a possible hacker would need to lure a user on
the remote host to take certain steps to execute a .job file, or to visit
a rogue web site, then he may be able to execute arbitrary commands on the
remote host.

Solution :

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

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8

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