MS05-039: Vulnerability in Plug and Play Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (899588) (uncredentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
Plug-And-Play service.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the function
'PNP_QueryResConfList()' in the Plug and Play service that may allow
an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with SYSTEM

A series of worms (Zotob) are known to exploit this vulnerability in
the wild.

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: 19408 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14513

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1983

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