MS08-034: Vulnerability in WINS Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (948745)

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Synopsis :

The remote WINS service can be abused to escalate privileges.

Description :

The remote Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) is vulnerable to a
memory overwrite attack that could allow a local attacker to elevate his
privileges on the remote host.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000 and 2003.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 33136 ()

Bugtraq ID: 29588

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1451