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It is possible to crash the remote web server or retrieve sensitive
The remote Windows operating system contains a bug in RPC Runtime
RPC is a protocol used by Windows to provide an inter-process
communication mechanism that allows a program running on one system to
access services on another one.
A bug affecting the implementation of this protocol could allow an
attacker to cause it to crash, thus resulting in a crash of the whole
operating system, or to disclose random parts of the memory of the
An attacker could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information
about the remote host, by forcing it to disclose portions of memory
containing passwords, or to cause it to crash repeatedly, thus causing a
denial of service for legitimate users.
See also :
Microsoft has released a patch for Windows NT.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 15467 ()
Bugtraq ID: 11380
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0569
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