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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Acertains if hotfix 841533 has been installed (Netbios)
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.
The remote version of Windows is affected by a vulnerability in
Network Dynamic Data Exchange (NetDDE).
A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote
host with the SYSTEM rights.
Network Security Threat Level:
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
Networks Security ID: 11372
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Tenable Network Security
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