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

High Nessus Plugin ID 48296


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: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2010/08/11

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: 2010/08/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/08/10

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Reference Information

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

BID: 42259, 42269

IAVB: 2010-B-0064

MSFT: MS10-059

MSKB: 982799