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Vulnerability in Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Could Allow Denial of Service (913580) - Network check

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of update 913580

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A vulnerability in MSDTC could permit remote code execution.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a version of MSDTC (Microsoft Data
Transaction Coordinator) service which is vulnerable to several remote code
execution and denial of service vulnerabilities.

A possible hacker may exploit these flaws to obtain the complete control of the
remote host (2000, NT4) or to crash the remote service (XP, 2003).

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-018.mspx

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17905, 17906

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security

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