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Vulnerability in Plug and Play Could Allow Remote Code Execution and Local Elevation of Privilege (905749) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 905749

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

A flaw in the Plug and Play service may allow an authenticated attacker
to execute arbitrary code on the remote host and therefore elevate his

Description :

The remote host contain a version of the Plug and Play service which
contains a vulnerability in the way it handles user-supplied data.

An authenticated attacker may exploit this flaw by sending a malformed
RPC request to the remote service and execute code within the SYSTEM

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000 and XP :

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6

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