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MS07-038

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:MS07-038
Technical name:MS07-038
Threat level:Medium
Alias:Vulnerability in Windows Vista Firewall, Vulnerabilidad en Firewall de Windows Vista
Type:Vulnerability
Effects:  

It is a moderate vulnerability in the firewall of Windows Vista computers, which allows information to be disclosed.

Affected platforms:

First detected on:July 11, 2007
Detection updated on:July 11, 2007
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

MS07-038 is not categorized as virus, worm, Trojan or backdoor. It is a moderate vulnerability in the firewall of Windows Vista computers, which allows information to be disclosed.

If exploited successfully, MS07-038 allows hackers to gain information about the vulnerable system.

In order to exploit this vulnerability, an atacker would create a specially crafted link and send it by email or instant messaging programs, enticing users into accessing it.

 

If you have a Windows Vista computer, it is recommended to download and apply the security patch for this vulnerability. Click here to access the web page for downloading the patch.