MS04-044: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel and LSASS (885835)

High Nessus Plugin ID 15963


Local users can elevate their privileges on the remote host.


The remote host is running version of the NT kernel and LSASS which could allow a local user to gain elevated privileged.

An attacker who has the ability to execute arbitrary commands on the remote host could exploit these flaws to gain SYSTEM privileges.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 15963

File Name: smb_nt_ms04-044.nasl

Version: 1.35

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2004/12/14

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2004/12/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/12/14

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0893, CVE-2004-0894

BID: 11913, 11914

MSFT: MS04-044

MSKB: 885835