MS05-055: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (908523)

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Synopsis :

A local user can elevate his privileges on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Windows kernel that may allow
a local user to elevate his privileges or to crash it (therefore causing
a denial of service).

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 20298 ()

Bugtraq ID: 15826

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2827