MS14-027: Vulnerability in Windows Shell Handler Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2962488)
High Nessus Plugin ID 73986
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionA privilege escalation vulnerability exists on the remote Windows host due to improper handling of file associations. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the remote host under the privileges of the Local System account.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.