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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB957095

Vulnerability in SMB Could Allow Remote Code Execution

UpdatesDescription: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution on a server that is sharing files or folders. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. The security update addresses the vulnerability by modifying the way that SMB handles file name length validation and file sharing.

Update type: Important

Release date: October 14, 2008

Applies to: All

Knowledge base: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957095

Download link: 32-bit | 64-bit

Comments: Here are the specifics on the vulnerabilities covered by this update:

There is a download that resolves this issue.

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB957095.

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