MS07-022: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (931784)

High Nessus Plugin ID 25025


A local user can elevate privileges on the remote host.


The remote host contains a version of the Windows kernel that is vulnerable to a security flaw which could allow a local user to elevate privileges or to crash it (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: 25025

File Name: smb_nt_ms07-022.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.26 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2007/04/10

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/04/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1206

BID: 23367

OSVDB: 34011

MSFT: MS07-022

MSKB: 931784

CERT: 337953