MS07-006: Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (928255)

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Synopsis :

Vulnerabilities in the Windows Shell may allow a user to elevate his
privileges.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a version of the Windows Shell
that contains a vulnerability in the way it performs detection and
registration of new hardware. An authenticated user may exploit this
vulnerability to elevate his privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS07-006

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.

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:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 24330 ()

Bugtraq ID: 22481

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0211