MS09-012: Vulnerabilities in Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (959454)

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VPR Score: 8.9


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


The version of Windows running on the remote host is affected by potentially four vulnerabilities involving its MSDTC transaction facility and/or Windows Service Isolation that may allow a local user to escalate his privileges and take complete control of the affected system.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36150

File Name: smb_nt_ms09-012.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/15/2009

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 4/14/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/17/2008

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1436, CVE-2009-0078, CVE-2009-0079, CVE-2009-0080

BID: 28833, 34442, 34443, 34444

MSFT: MS09-012

MSKB: 952004, 956572

EDB-ID: 31667, 32891, 32892, 32893

CWE: 264