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Vulnerability in SMB may allow remote code execution (885250) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains if hotfix 885250 has been installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

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.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send malformed responses
to the remote SMB client, and would be able to either execute arbitrary
code on the remote host or to perform a denial of service.

Solution :

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

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8

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