MS02-071: WM_TIMER Message Handler Privilege Elevation (328310)
High Nessus Plugin ID 11191
SynopsisLocal users can elevate their privileges on the remote host.
DescriptionThe remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the handling of WM_TIMER messages for interactive processes that could allow a local user to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the SYSTEM privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, XP and 2000.