68518 : Microsoft Windows on 32-bit Task Scheduler Crafted Application Local Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-09-13

Description

Microsoft Windows contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is caused due to the Windows Task Scheduler failing to properly determine certain scheduled tasks' security context. This may be exploited by malicious, local, context-dependent attackers to gain escalated privileges via a crafted application.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Discovered in the Wild

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory or solution in the references section.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
Windows Vista
SP1
SP2
x64 Edition SP1
x64 Edition SP2
Windows 7
All Versions

References

Tools & Filters

51164

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.2
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