MS05-018: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel (890859)

high Nessus Plugin ID 18022


A local user can elevate his privileges on the remote host.


The remote host contains a version of the Windows kernel that is vulnerable to a security flaw that could allow a local user to elevate his privileges or to crash the remote host (therefore causing a denial of service).


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18022

File Name: smb_nt_ms05-018.nasl

Version: 1.40

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/12/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A: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: 4/12/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/12/2005

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0060, CVE-2005-0061, CVE-2005-0550, CVE-2005-0551

BID: 13109, 13110, 13115, 13121

MSFT: MS05-018

MSKB: 890859