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Vulnerability Assessment Details

XCP DRM Software Detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks whether XCP DRM Software is installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host has a rootkit installed on it.

Description :

First 4 Internet's Extended Copy Protection (XCP) digital rights
management software is installed on the remote Windows host. While it
is not malicious per se, the software hides files, processes, and
registry keys / values from ordinary inspection, which has been
exploited by several viruses to hide from anti-virus software.

See also :

http://www.sysinternals.com/blog/2005/10/sony-rootkits-and-digital-rights.html
http://www.sysinternals.com/blog/2005/11/sony-no-more-rootkit-for-now.html
http://www.sophos.com/pressoffice/news/articles/2005/11/stinxe.html

Solution :

On the affected host, run the DOS command 'cmd /k sc delete $sys$aries'
to deactivate the software and reboot.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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