MS10-059: Vulnerabilities in the Tracing Feature for Services Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (982799)

high Nessus Plugin ID 48296
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The remote Windows host has multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities.


The version of Tracing Feature for Services on the remote host has the following vulnerabilities :

- Windows places incorrect ACLs on registry keys, which could allow an attacker to execute code with elevated privileges. (CVE-2010-2554)

- Memory is allocated in an unspecified, unsafe manner when processing specially crafted long strings. An attacker could exploit this to execute code with elevated privileges. (CVE-2010-2555)


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 48296

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-059.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/11/2010

Updated: 8/5/2020

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: High

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: 8/10/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2010

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2554, CVE-2010-2555

BID: 42259, 42269

IAVB: 2010-B-0064-S

MSFT: MS10-059

MSKB: 982799