MS05-039: Vulnerability in Plug and Play Could Allow Remote Code Execution and Elevation of Privilege (899588)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
Plug-And-Play service.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the function
PNP_QueryResConfList() in the Plug and Play service that could allow an
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the SYSTEM

A series of worms (Zotob) are known to exploit this vulnerability in the

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 19402 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14513

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1983