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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Vulnerability in Plug and Play Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (899588) - Network Check

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of update 899588 (network check)

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
Plug-And-Play service.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the function
PNP_QueryResConfList() in the Plug and Play service which may permit an
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the SYSTEM
rights.

A series of worms (Zotob) are known to exploit this vulnerability in the
wild.

Solution :

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

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms05-039.mspx

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14513

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security

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