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Age in Days
CVSS Score
Patch within next
Risk Level

2987


10.0

30 Days

Critical

This vulnerability is 8 years 2 months and 4 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

It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote Windows host due to flaws in its SMB implementation.

 

Vulnerability Description

The remote host is affected by several vulnerabilities in the SMB server that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or perform a denial of service against the remote host.

These vulnerabilities depend on access to a shared drive, but do not necessarily require credentials.

 

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

 

Further Information

 

CVE References

CVE-2010-0020 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2010-0021 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2010-0022 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2010-0231 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails

 

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