MS02-003: WinReg Remote Registry Key Manipulation (316056)

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Synopsis :

Local users can elevate their privileges.

Description :

The key HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurePipeServers\winreg
is writeable by non-administrators.

The installation software of Microsoft Exchange sets this key to a
world-writeable mode.

Local users could use this misconfiguration to escalate their privileges
on this host.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms02-003

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11309 ()

Bugtraq ID: 4053

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0049