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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.801723
Category:Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Title:Vulnerability in Windows Services for UNIX Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (939778)
Summary:Check for the version of 'posix.exe' file
Description:
Overview: This host is missing a critical security update according to
Microsoft Bulletin MS07-053.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw is due to an unspecified error in Windows Services for UNIX
and the Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications component when handling connection
credentials for setuid binaries.

Impact:
Successful exploitation allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code with
escalated privileges by running a specially crafted setuid binary.

Impact Level: System/Application

Affected Software/OS:
Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 and prior.
Microsoft Windows 2000 ervice Pack 4 and prior.
Microsoft Windows 2K3 Service Pack 2 and prior.
Microsoft Windows Vista

Fix:
Run Windows Update and update the listed hotfixes or download and
update mentioned hotfixes in the advisory from the below link,
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-053.mspx

References:
http://osvdb.org/36935
http://secunia.com/advisories/26757
http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2007/Sep/1018678.html
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-053.mspx
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 25620
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-3036
Microsoft Security Bulletin: MS07-053
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS07-053.mspx
Cert/CC Advisory: TA07-254A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-254A.html
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#768440
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/768440
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25620
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3115
http://www.osvdb.org/36935
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1275
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018678
http://secunia.com/advisories/26757
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