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The remote host contains an application that is affected by a
privilege escalation vulnerability.
The remote host is running a version of Virtual PC or Virtual Server
that incorrectly validates privilege levels when executing specific
instructions in the Virtual Machine Monitor. An attacker who has
logged in to a guest operating system running under the affected
software can leverage this issue to run code with elevated privileges
inside the hosted guest operating system.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Virtual PC 2004 and 2007
as well as Virtual Server 2005.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 39795 ()
Bugtraq ID: 35601
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1542
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