MS05-043: Vulnerability in Printer Spooler Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896423) (uncredentialed check)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
Spooler service.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Print Spooler service that
may allow an attacker to execute code on the remote host or crash the
spooler service.

An attacker can execute code on the remote host with a NULL session
against :

- Windows 2000

An attacker can crash the remote service with a NULL session against :

- Windows 2000
- Windows XP SP1

An attacker needs valid credentials to crash the service against :

- Windows 2003
- Windows XP SP2

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 19407 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14514

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1984

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