MS01-008: NTLMSSP Local Privilege Escalation (280119)

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Synopsis :

A bug in the remote operating system allows a local user to elevate
privileges.

Description :

The hotfix for the 'NTLMSSP Privilege Escalation' problem has not
been applied. This hotfix corrects a problem in Windows NT that could
allow a local process to execute code with the privileges of the
NTLMSSP service provider.

This vulnerability allows a malicious user, who has the right to log
on this host locally, to gain additional privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms01-008

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for NT 4.0.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 10693 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2348

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0016