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Permissive Windows Services DACLs Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (914798) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 914798

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Local users may be able to elevate their rights on the remote host.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains services whose permissions are set to
such a way that low-privileged local users may be able to change properties
associated to each service and therefore manage to elevate their rights.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need credentials to log into the
remote host.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003 :

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.9

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