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Unchecked buffer in Windows Shell Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for MS Hotfix Q216840
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A local user can elevate his rights.
The Windows shell of the remote host has an unchecked buffer
which can be exploited by a local attacker to run arbitrary code
on this host.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT and 2000 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
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