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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Van Dyke SecureCRT Remote Command Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of SecureCRT

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using a vulnerable version of SecureCRT, a
SSH/Telnet client built for Microsoft Windows operation systems.

It has been reported that SecureCRT does not safely check the protocol
handler. As a result, a possible hacker may be able to exploit it by setting
up a malicious SMB share.

Solution : Upgrade to SecureCRT 4.1.9 or newer.
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 11731

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

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