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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Vulnerability in Windows Could Allow Information Disclosure (888302) (network check)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if hotfix 888302 has been installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

System information about the remote host can be obtained by an anonymous
user.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw which may permit a possible hacker
to cause it to disclose information over the use of a named pipe through
a NULL session.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to gain more knowledge about the
remote host.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP :

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms05-007.mspx

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

Networks Security ID: 12486

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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