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Age in Days
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Risk Level

3677


10.0

Immediately

Critical

This vulnerability is 10 years 0 months and 25 days old there are exploits publicly available for it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and with there being exploits publicly available it is highly advisable that this vulnerability is patched immediately.

 

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

 

Vulnerability Description

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the 'Server' service due to improper handling of RPC requests. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted RPC request, to execute arbitrary code with 'System' privileges.

ECLIPSEDWING is one of multiple Equation Group vulnerabilities and exploits disclosed on 2017/04/14 by a group known as the Shadow Brokers.

This vulnerability is closely related to the following vulnerabilities:

 

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista and 2008.

 

Further Information

 

CVE References

CVE-2008-4250 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails

 

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