MS04-020: Vulnerability in POSIX could allow code execution (841872)
High Nessus Plugin ID 13638
SynopsisLocal users can elevate their privileges.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of the posix subsystem that contains a flaw that could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the host, thus escalating his privileges and obtaining the full control of the remote system.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT and 2000.