Windows XP SP2 Firewall Critical Update (886185)

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Synopsis :

The remote host has a flaw that could allow access controls to be
circumvented.

Description :

The remote version of Microsoft Windows XP SP2 lacks the critical
security update 886185.

This update fixes a flaw that renders the SP2 firewall ineffective
when the user connects to the internet using a dialup connection.

See also :

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/886185

Solution :

Apply the latest Windows XP service pack or the patch referenced in
KB886185.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 15996 ()

Bugtraq ID: 12057

CVE ID:

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