MS03-025: Flaw in Windows Message Handling through Utility Manager Could Enable Privilege Elevation (822679)

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Synopsis :

A local user can elevate his privileges.

Description :

The remote host runs a version of Windows that has a flaw in the way
the utility manager handles Windows messages. As a result, it is
possible for a local user to gain additional privileges on this host.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms03-025

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 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 : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11789 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8154

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0350