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Vulnerabilities in the Windows Shell may allow a user to elevate his
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 :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true