MS04-020: Vulnerability in POSIX could allow code execution (841872)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Local users can elevate their privileges.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of the posix subsystem that
contains a flaw that could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary
code on the host, thus escalating his privileges and obtaining the full
control of the remote system.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-020

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT 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: 13638 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10710

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0210