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A bug in the remote operating system allows a local user to disable
the network functions of the remote host.
By default, Windows NT sets weak permissions on the Winsock mutex. A
local user without any privilege may abuse these permissions to lock
the mutex indefinitely and, therefore, disrupt the network operations of
the remote host.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for NT 4.0.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 10603 ()
Bugtraq ID: 2303
CVE ID: CVE-2001-0006
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