MS03-034: Flaw in NetBIOS Could Lead to Information Disclosure (824105) (uncredentialed check)

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Synopsis :

The remote service is affected by an information disclosure

Description :

The remote host is running a version of the NetBT name service that
suffers from a memory disclosure problem.

An attacker may send a special packet to the remote NetBT name
service, and the reply will contain random arbitrary data from the
remote host memory. This arbitrary data may be a fragment from the web
page the remote user is viewing, or something more serious like a

An attacker may use this flaw to continuously 'poll' the content of
the memory of the remote host and might be able to obtain sensitive

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP, and 2003.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 11830 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8532

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0661

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