MS KB982316: Elevation of Privilege Using Windows Service Isolation Bypass

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

Windows Service Isolation can be bypassed on the remote host,
resulting in the elevation of privileges.

A local attacker could exploit this by leveraging the TAPI service to
execute code as SYSTEM.

A similar problem affects other Windows services that run as the
NetworkService user (e.g. IIS, SQL Server), though Nessus has not
checked for those issues.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2 :

Although these patches mitigate this vulnerability, users should be
aware this is considered a non-security update by Microsoft. Refer to
the Microsoft advisory for more information.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 48761 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42278

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1886

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