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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Vulnerability in Web Client Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (911927) - network check

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of update 911927 - network check

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the Web Client service which
may permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need credentials to log into the
remote host.

Solution :

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

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-008.mspx

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:R/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16636

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

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