MS08-034: Vulnerability in WINS Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (948745)

High Nessus Plugin ID 33136


The remote WINS service can be abused to escalate privileges.


The remote Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) is vulnerable to a memory overwrite attack that could allow a local attacker to elevate his privileges on the remote host.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33136

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-034.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.24 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2008/06/10

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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: 2008/06/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/06/10

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1451

BID: 29588

OSVDB: 46063

MSFT: MS08-034

MSKB: 948745

CWE: 20