MS04-022: Task Scheduler Vulnerability (841873)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web
client.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Windows which contains a flaw
in the task scheduler that could lead to arbitrary execution of commands
on the remote host.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to lure a user
on the remote host to take certain steps to execute a .job file, or to
visit a rogue website, arbitrary commands could then be used on the
remote host.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-022

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 13640 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10708

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0212