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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Unsupported Windows NT 4.0 Installation

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Remote Host is running Windows NT 4.0

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Windows NT 4.0.

This operating system is no longer supported by Microsoft, therefore this system
is vulnerable to multiple remotely exploitable vulnerabilities which may permit an
attacker or a worm to take the complete control of the remote system
(MS05-027, MS05-043 ...).

Solution : Upgrade to Windows XP/2000/2003.
See also : http://www.microsoft.com/ntserver/ProductInfo/Availability/Retiring.asp
Note : Nessus disabled tests for unpatched/unsupported flaws against this system.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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