This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The Windows kernel is affected by a vulnerability that could result in
a denial of service.
The remote host is running a Windows kernel version that is affected by
a denial of service vulnerability involving the code that handles
parsing file metadata when browsing a folder.
A remote attacker could exploit this issue by tricking a user into
opening a folder containing a specially crafted file, resulting in a
denial of service.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
and 2008 R2.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 55798 ()
Bugtraq ID: 48997
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1971
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