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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2005.0800 -- MS05-047
Vulnerability in Plug and Play Could Allow Remote Code
Execution and Local Elevation of Privilege
12 October 2005
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Operating System: Windows
Impact: Administrator Compromise
Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access: Existing Account
CVE Names: CAN-2005-2120
Original Bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS05-047.mspx
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MS05-047 - Vulnerability in Plug and Play Could Allow Remote Code
Execution and Local Elevation of Privilege (905749)
- Affected Software:
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
- Windows XP Service Pack 1
- Windows XP Service Pack 2
- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0
Full MS05-047 advisory:
Plug and Play Vulnerability - CAN-2005-2120:
A remote code execution and local elevation of privilege vulnerability exists
in Plug and Play that could allow an authenticated attacker who successfully
exploited this vulnerability to take complete control of the affected system.
The vulnerability allows an authenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary
code with SYSTEM privileges on a Windows 2000 or XP SP1 system.
On Windows XP SP2, this vulnerability could be exploited by an interactive
user to escalate privileges.
More details are provided in the following eEye advisory:
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