MS11-070: Vulnerability in WINS Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2571621)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft
Windows Internet Name Service (WINS).

Description :

The version of WINS (Windows Internet Name Service) installed on the
remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

By sending specially crafted packets to the loopback interface on an
affected WINS system, a local attacker can potentially exploit this
issue to execute arbitrary code and take complete control of the system.

Note that WINS is not installed by default on any of the affected
operating systems, although Nessus has determined it is on this host.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, 2008, and
2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 56173 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49515

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1984

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