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Unchecked buffer in Locate Service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for MS Hotfix 810833
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.
The Microsoft Locate service is a name server that maps logical
names to network-specific names.
There is a security vulnerability in this server which allows
a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code in it by sending a specially
crafted packet to it.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and XP :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
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