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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

Synopsis :

A local user can elevate his rights on the remote host.

Description :

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).

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003:

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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