MS05-047: Plug and Play Remote Code Execution and Local Privilege Elevation (905749) (uncredentialed check)

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Synopsis :

A flaw in the Plug and Play service may allow an authenticated
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host and, therefore,
elevate his privileges.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Plug and Play service that
contains a vulnerability in the way it handles user-supplied data.

An authenticated attacker may exploit this flaw by sending a malformed
RPC request to the remote service and execute code with SYSTEM

Note that authentication is not required against Windows 2000 if the
MS05-039 patch is missing.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 21193 ()

Bugtraq ID: 15065

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2120

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