MS14-049: Vulnerability in Windows Installer Service Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2962490)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation

Description :

A privilege escalation vulnerability exists on the remote Windows host
due to improper handling of the repair functionality in the Windows
installer service. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability
to execute arbitrary code on the remote host under the privileges of
the system administrator.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008
R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 77167 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69112

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1814

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