MS04-022: Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler Remote Overflow (841873) (uncredentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

There is a flaw in the Task Scheduler application which could allow a
remote attacker to execute code remotely. There are many attack vectors
for this flaw. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, would need to either
have the ability to connect to the target machine or be able to coerce a
local user to either install a .job file or browse to a malicious

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 13852 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10708

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0212

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