MS14-027: Vulnerability in Windows Shell Handler Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2962488)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation

Description :

A privilege escalation vulnerability exists on the remote Windows host
due to improper handling of file associations. A local attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the remote
host under the privileges of the Local System account.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008
R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 73986 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67276

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1807