58860 : Microsoft Windows Kernel User Mode PE File Handling NULL Dereference Local Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-10-13

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-2516" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista Gold and SP1, and Server 2008 Gold does not properly validate data sent from user mode, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted PE .exe file that triggers a NULL pointer dereference during chain traversal, aka &quot;Windows Kernel NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability.&quot;

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

42114

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.8
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-10-14 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

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