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The remote host is vulnerable to a local privilege escalation attack.
The version of the Intel BIOS on the remote host is known to be
vulnerable to an as-yet unspecified privilege escalation attack. It
would allow a local user with administrative privileges to upgrade
administrative privileges to System Management Mode.
See also :
Upgrade the system BIOS on the remote host.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : false
Nessus Plugin ID: 34099 (intel_bios_priv_escal.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 30823
CVE ID: CVE-2008-7096
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