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Vulnerability Assessment Details

ASN.1 Parsing Vulnerabilities (SMTP check)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if the remote host has a patched ASN.1 decoder (828028)

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote Windows host has a ASN.1 library which is vulnerable to a
flaw which could permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a specially crafted
ASN.1 encoded packet with improperly advertised lengths.

This particular check sent a malformed SMTP authorization packet and acertaind that
the remote host is not patched.

Solution : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-007.mspx
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9633, 9635, 9743, 13300

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Tenable Network Security

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