Microsoft Windows Tracing Registry Key ACL Privilege Escalation Exploit (MS10-059)

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows places incorrect access control lists (ACLs) on the registry keys for the Tracing Feature for Services. The vulnerability allows local attackers running code under an account with impersonation rights, like NETWORK SERVICE, to gain SYSTEM privileges. WARNING: This is an early release module. This is not the final version of this module. It is a pre-released version in order to deliver a module as quickly as possible to our customers that may be useful in some situations. Since this module is not the final version it may contain bugs or have limited functionality and may not have complete or accurate documentation.
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Vulnerabilty ID: 
CVE-2010-2554
Product Version: 
10.5
Released Date: 
Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 00:00