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RDS / MDAC Vulnerability (msadcs.dll) located

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of msadcs.dll

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The web server is probably susceptible to a common IIS vulnerability discovered by
'Rain Forest Puppy'. This vulnerability enables a possible hacker to execute arbitrary
commands on the server with Administrator Privileges.

*** Nessus solely relied on the existence of the file /msadc/msadcs.dll
*** so this might be a false positive

See Microsoft security bulletin (MS99-025) for patch information.
Also, BUGTRAQ ID 529 on www.securityfocus.com ( http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/529 )

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 529

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Roelof Temmingh

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