MS05-040: Vulnerability in Telephony Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (893756)
High Nessus Plugin ID 19403
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the Telephony service.
DescriptionThe remote host contains a version of the Telephony service that is vulnerable to a security flaw that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code and take control of the remote host.
On Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 the server must be enabled and only authenticated user can try to exploit this flaw.
On Windows 2000 Pro and Windows XP this is a local elevation of privilege vulnerability.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003.