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Vulnerabilities in HyperTerminal (873339) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the remote registry for MS04-043

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through HyperTerminal.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the HyperTerminal software which
is vulnerable to a security flaw which may allow a possible hacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host by tricking a victim into using Hyperterminal
to log into a rogue 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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