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Vulnerabilities in TCP/IP Could Allow Remote Code Execution (network check) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for Microsoft Hotfix KB893066 (network check)
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
The remote host runs a version of Windows which has a flaw in its TCP/IP
The flaw may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM
rights on the remote host, or to perform a denial of service attack
against the remote host.
Proof of concept code is available to perform a Denial of Service against
a vulnerable system.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9
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