[Openvas-discuss] false positive: Microsoft MS03-034

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sun Sep 1 11:09:53 CEST 2013

Medium (CVSS: 5.0)
NVT: Microsoft MS03-034 security check (OID:
netbios-ns (137/tcp)

how can this be on a full patched Windows Server 2008 R2 with no
single port open on the management-interface except 3389?

the links in the openvas-result are all for Windows NT/XP/2003 and
this issue was wrongly reported month ago the first time and
in the meantime fixed

Under certain conditions, the response to a NetBT Name Service query may, in addition to t↵
he typical reply,
contain random data from the target system's memory. This data could, for example, be a se↵
gment of HTML
if the user on the target system was using an Internet browser, or it could contain other ↵
types of data
that exist in memory at the time that the target system responds to the NetBT Name Service↵
An attacker could seek to exploit this vulnerability by sending a NetBT Name Service query↵
 to the target system
and then examine the response to see if it included any random data from that system's mem↵

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