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MS05-045

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:MS05-045
Technical name:MS05-045
Threat level:Low
Alias:Vulnerability in Network Connection Manager, Vulnerabilidad del Administrador de conexiones de red
Type:Vulnerability
Effects:  

It is a moderate vulnerability in Network Connection Manager on Windows 2003/XP/2000 computers, which allows hackers to launch denial of service attacks.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000

First detected on:Oct. 14, 2005
Detection updated on:Oct. 14, 2005
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

MS05-045 is not categorized as virus, worm, Trojan or backdoor. It is a moderate vulnerability in Network Connection Manager on Windows 2003/XP/2000 computers.

If exploited successfully, MS05-045 allows hackers to launch denial of service (DoS) attacks.

This vulnerability is exploited by creating a specially crafted request and sending it to the affected component. However, this request must be sent by an authenticated user.

 

If you have a Windows 2003/XP/2000 computer, it is recommendable to download and apply the security patch for this vulnerability. Click here to access the web page for downloading the patch.