MS02-071: WM_TIMER Message Handler Privilege Elevation (328310)

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Synopsis :

Local users can elevate their privileges on the remote host.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the handling of
WM_TIMER messages for interactive processes that could allow a local
user to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the SYSTEM
privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms02-071

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, XP and 2000.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11191 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5927

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1230