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If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important. If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.
Vulnerability Assessment Details
Acertains the presence of update 917159
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
The remote host is vulnerable to heap overflow in the 'Server' service which
may permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with
the 'System' rights.
In addition to this, the remote host is also vulnerable to an information
disclosure vulnerability in SMB which may permit a possible hacker to obtain
portions of the memory of the remote host.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
Networks Security ID: 18863, 18891
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security
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