This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The Microsoft .NET Framework install on the remote host is affected by
an improper validation vulnerability.
The remote Windows host is running a version of the Microsoft .NET
Framework that improperly validates the trust level within the
System.Net.Sockets namespace. A remote attacker could exploit this
issue by tricking a user into viewing a specially crafted XML file,
resulting in information disclosure or partial denial of service.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for .NET Framework 2.0,
3.5.1, and 4.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 55799 ()
Bugtraq ID: 48991
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1978
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