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Vulnerability in Server Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917159) - Network check

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of update 917159

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
'server' service.

Description :

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.


Solution :

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

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-035.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: 18863, 18891

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

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