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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MS RPC Services null pointer reference DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Attempts to crash MS RPC service the Spike 2.7-way

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

MS Windows RPC service (RPCSS) crashes trying to dereference a
null pointer when it receives a certain malformed request.
All MS RPC-based services (i.e. a large part of MS Windows 2000+)
running on the target machine are rendered inoperable.

Solution : Block access to TCP port 135.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6005

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Pavel Kankovsky

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