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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
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.
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.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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