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Vulnerability Assessment Details

FTP Windows 98 MS/DOS device names DOS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Crashes Windows 98

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to freeze or reboot Windows by
reading a MS/DOS device through FTP, using
a file name like CON\CON, AUX.htm or AUX.

A cracker may use this flaw to make your
system crash continuously, preventing
you from working properly.

Solution : upgrade your system or use a
FTP server that filters those names out.

Reference : http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB
en-us
Q256015
Reference : http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/195054

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Michel Arboi

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