Non-administrators can shut down Windows XP SP1 thru TSShutdn.exe (889323)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 17607


It is possible to shutdown the remote host.


The version of Microsoft Windows XP SP1 on the remote host is missing security update KB889323. A non-administrative user can remotely shut down the remote host by using the TSShutdn.exe command.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 17607

File Name: smb_nt_889323.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2005/03/24

Modified: 2016/12/09

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:C


Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:U/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/03/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0904

BID: 12889

OSVDB: 15011