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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SMB Windows9x password verification vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Access a remote share by brute forcing its password

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A vulnerability exists in the password verification scheme utilized by Microsoft
Windows 9x SMB protocol implementation. This vulnerability will permit any
user to access the Windows 9x file shared service with password protection.
Potential attackers don't have to know the share password.

Solution : See http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms00-072.mspx
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1780

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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