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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks if vulnerable version of tmcomm.sys is installed
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote Windows host is affected by a local privilege escalation issue.
The version of tmcomm.sys installed on the remote system is prone to a
local privilege escalation vulnerabiity. The issue exists due to insecure
permissions on Tmcomm.sys which permits write access to 'everyone' group
on the remote system. Successful exploitation of this issue could lead to
arbitary code execution with SYSTEM rights.
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Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
Networks Security ID: 22448
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security
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