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Vulnerability in Server Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917159) - Network check Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 917159
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
The remote host is vulnerable to heap overflow in the 'Server' service which
may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with
the 'System' rights.
In addition to this, the remote host is also vulnerable to an information
disclosure vulnerability in SMB which may allow a possible hacker to obtain
portions of the memory of the remote host.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
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