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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Acertains the presence of update 899588 (network check)
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the function
PNP_QueryResConfList() in the Plug and Play service which may permit an
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the SYSTEM
A series of worms (Zotob) are known to exploit this vulnerability in the
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
Network Security Threat Level:
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
Networks Security ID: 14513
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security
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