MS08-049: Vulnerabilities in Event System Could Allow Remote Code Execution (950974)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the
Microsoft Event System.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a vulnerability in the Event
System that might allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the
remote host.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker with valid login
credentials would need to send a malformed subscription request to the
remote Event System.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-049

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003,
Vista and 2008.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 33878 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30584
30586

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1457
CVE-2008-1456