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Vulnerability Assessment Details

WINS Buffer Overflow (830352 - netbios check)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if hotfix 830352 has been installed (Netbios)

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

The remote Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) is vulnerable to a
flaw which could permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a specially crafted
packet with improperly advertised lengths.

Solution :

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-006.mspx

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 9624

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Tenable Network Security

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