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Vulnerability in Network Connection Manager Could Allow Denial of Service (905414) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 905414

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

A flaw in the remote network connection manager may allow a possible hacker to cause
a denial of service on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Network Connection Manager which
contains a denial of service vulnerability which may allow a possible hacker to
disable the component responsible for managing network and remote access

To exploit this vulnerability, a possible hacker would need to send a malformed
packet to the remote host.

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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