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Microsoft RPC Interface Buffer Overrun (823980)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
[LSD] Critical security vulnerability in Microsoft Operating Systems

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the function
RemoteActivation() in its RPC interface which may permit a possible hacker to
execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the SYSTEM rights.

A series of worms (Blaster) are known to exploit this vulnerability in the
wild.

Solution :

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03-026.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: 8205

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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