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Vulnerability in Kerberos Could Allow Denial of Service, Information Disclosure and Spoofing (899587) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 899587

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

It is possible to crash the remote service or disclose information.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Kerberos protocol which is
vulnerable to multiple security flaws which may allow a possible hacker to crash
the remote service (AD), disclose information or spoof session.

A possible hacker need valid credentials to exploit those flaws.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

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