The Microsoft Windows 2000 Utility Manager allows authenticated local users to launch applications with SYSTEM privileges.
The Microsoft Windows 2000 Utility Manager is a program that permits users to monitor and launch various accessibility applications. This program contains a privilege escalation vulnerability that permits authenticated local users to launch applications with SYSTEM privileges.
Microsoft reports that the vulnerability disclosed in MS04-019 is different than the one reported in MS04-011, which is described in VU#526084.
This vulnerability allows authenticated local users to launch applications with SYSTEM privileges.
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Microsoft Corporation Affected
Notified: July 13, 2004 Updated: July 14, 2004
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This vulnerability was reported to Microsoft by Cesar Cerrudo of Application Security Inc.
This document was written by Jeffrey P. Lanza.
|Date First Published:||2004-07-14|
|Date Last Updated:||2004-07-14 14:37 UTC|