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Vulnerability Assessment Details

WindowsUpdate disabled

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the value of AUState

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Remote system is not configured for automatic updates.

Description :

The remote host does not have Windows Update enabled.

Enabling WindowsUpdate will ensure that the remote Windows host has
all the latest Microsoft Patches installed.

Solution :

Enable Windows Update on this host

See also :

http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/

Network Security Threat Level:

None / CVSS Base Score : 0
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:R/C:N/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

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

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