66990 : Microsoft Windows Kernel Object ACL Validation SeObjectCreateSaclAccessBits() Local DoS
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Microsoft Windows contains a flaw that may allow a local authenticated denial of service. The issue is triggered when the kernel fails to properly validate access control lists in the 'SeObjectCreateSaclAccessBits()' function on kernel objects, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.


Location: Local Access Required
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Authentication Required


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.


Microsoft Corporation
Windows Vista
x64 Edition SP1
x64 Edition SP2
Windows Server 2008
for Itanium-based Systems
for Itanium-based Systems SP2
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2
for Itanium-based Systems
for x64-based Systems


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CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-08-12 | Disagree?

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