MS02-042: Flaw in Network Connection Manager Could Enable Privilege Elevation (326886)

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Synopsis :

A local user can elevate his privileges.

Description :

The remote host contains a flaw in the Network Connection Manager that
may allow a local user to elevate his privileges.

To exploit this vulnerability, a user needs to send a specially- crafted
code to the Network Manager handle to execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the SYSTEM.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11091 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5480

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0720

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