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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MS NNTP Vulnerability (883935)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the remote NNTP daemon version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft NNTP server which is
vulnerable to a buffer overflow issue.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the remote
host with the rights of the NNTP server process.

Solution : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-036.mspx
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11379

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

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