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Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Result in Remote Code Execution (917422) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains if hotfix 917422 has been installed
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A local user can elevate his rights on the remote host.
The remote host contains a version of the Windows kernel which is vulnerable
to a security flaw which may allow a local user to elevate his rights
or to crash it (therefore causing a denial of service).
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.