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WM_TIMER Message Handler Privilege Elevation (Q328310) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks Registry for WM_TIMER Privilege Elevation Hotfix (Q328310)
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Local users can elevate their rights on the remote host.
The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the handling of
WM_TIMER messages for interactive processes which may allow a
local user to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, XP and 2000 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
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