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Signature Version: 4.966


WEB Microsoft IIS 5 SSL remote root exploit
Threat Level: Critical
Release Date: 2006/11/8
Category: Buffer Overflow
Signature ID: 1051158
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Affected OS: Windows
Description: SSL is an encryption technology commonly used to secure Web and email communications. A buffer overflow condition occurs when processing PCT 1.0 handshake packets that can lead to the remote, privileged compromise of affected Windows installations.
Impact: Remote code execution
Recommendation: Please off-line the victim host and patch the system or software which exists vulnerabilities immediately.
False Positive: None
False Negative: None
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