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MS Task Scheduler vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Remote MS Task Scheduler check

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

There is a flaw in the Task Scheduler application which could permit a
remote attacker to execute code remotely. There are many attack vectors
for this flaw. A possible hacker, exploiting this flaw, would need to either
have the ability to connect to the target machine or be able to coerce a
local user to either install a .job file or browse to a malicious website.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-022.mspx

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 10708

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Tenable Network Security

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