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Vulnerability Assessment Details

mstream handler Detect

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detects the presence of a mstream agent

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host appears to be running
a mstream handler, which is a trojan that can be
used to control your system or make it
attack another network (this is
actually called a distributed denial
of service attack tool)

It is very likely that this host
has been compromised

Solution : Restore your system from backups,
contact CERT and your local
authorities

Network Security Threat Level: Critical

Networks Security ID:

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

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