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WinLogon.exe DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
crashes winlogon.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


It seems that is was possible to remotely crash
winlogon.exe by sending a malformed request to
access the registry of the remote host.

The scanned host should now have an error box
window on it's primary display. As soon as the
error box is validated (clicked) the host
will reboot.


Solution : apply hotfix Q264684

Network Security Threat Level: High

See also : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms00-040.mspx

Networks Security ID: 1331

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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