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Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins --> Category: infos

Flaw in message handling through utility mgr Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for hotfix Q822679

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

A local user can elevate his rights.

Description :

The remote host runs a version of windows which has a flaw in the way
the utility manager handles Windows messages. As a result, it is possible
for a local user to gain additional rights on this host.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000 :

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

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