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|Alias:||Vulnerability in Network Connection Manager, Vulnerabilidad del Administrador de conexiones de red|
It is a moderate vulnerability in Network Connection Manager on Windows 2003/XP/2000 computers, which allows hackers to launch denial of service attacks.
|First detected on:||Oct. 14, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 14, 2005|
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.