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 :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms05-055

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 : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 20298 ()

Bugtraq ID: 15826

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2827