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Vulnerability Assessment Details

WINS UDP flood denial

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Crashes the remote WINS server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

We could crash the remote WINS server
by sending it a lot of UDP packets containing
random data.

If you do not use WINS, then deactivate this
server.


A possible hacker may use this flaw to bring down
your NT network.

Solution : install NT SP5.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 298

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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