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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
A flaw in the remote network connection manager may allow a possible hacker to cause
a denial of service on the remote host.
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.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
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