MS08-061: Microsoft Windows Kernel Multiple Privilege Elevation (954211)

high Nessus Plugin ID 34406
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Synopsis

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

Description

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 it (therefore causing a denial of service).

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2008/ms08-061

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34406

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-061.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 10/15/2008

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/14/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/14/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2250, CVE-2008-2251, CVE-2008-2252

BID: 31651, 31652, 31653

MSFT: MS08-061

MSKB: 954211

CWE: 264, 399