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Buffer overrun in NT kernel message handling Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks hotfix Q811493
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A local user can elevate his rights.
The remote version of Windows has a flaw in the way the kernel passes error
messages to a debugger. A possible hacker could exploit it to gain elevated rights
on this host.
To successfully exploit this vulnerability, a possible hacker would need a local
account on this host.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and XP :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
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