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Flaw in message handling through utility mgr Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for hotfix Q822679
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A local user can elevate his rights.
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.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
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