MS06-049: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Result in Elevation of Privilege (920958)

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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 could
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/ms06-049

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 22191 ()

Bugtraq ID: 19388

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3444