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This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The Windows kernel is affected by a vulnerability that could result in
The remote host is running a Windows kernel version that is affected by
a privilege escalation vulnerability due to the way the kernel accesses
an object that has not been correctly initialized.
A local attacker could exploit this issue by running a specially crafted
program on the remote host.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for 32-bit versions of Windows
XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, and 7.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 57284 ()
Bugtraq ID: 50969
CVE ID: CVE-2011-2018
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