MS08-005: Vulnerability in Internet Information Services Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (942831)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

A local user can elevate his privileges on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of Microsoft Internet Information
Services (IIS) that is vulnerable to a security flaw that could allow a
local user to elevate his privileges to SYSTEM due to a bug in the way
IIS handles file change notifications in the FTPRoot, NNTPFile\Root and
WWWRoot folders.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 31039 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27101

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0074

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