Non-administrators can shut down Windows XP SP1 thru TSShutdn.exe (889323)

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Synopsis :

It is possible to shutdown the remote host.

Description :

The version of Microsoft Windows XP SP1 on the remote host is missing
security update KB889323. A non-administrative user can remotely shut
down the remote host by using the TSShutdn.exe command.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 17607 ()

Bugtraq ID: 12889

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0904

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