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Vulnerability in SMB Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896422) - Network Check Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 896422 (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 version of Windows contains a flaw in the Server Message
Block (SMB) implementation which may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary
code on the remote host.
A possible hacker does not need to be authenticated to exploit this flaw.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
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