69797 : Microsoft Windows win32k.sys Unspecified Local Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-12-14

Description

Microsoft Windows contains a memory allocation error in the 'win32k.sys' driver when copying data that may allow an attacker to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code in the kernel.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Authentication Required

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 XP
SP3
Professional x64 Edition SP2
SP3
Professional x64 Edition SP2
Windows Vista
SP1
SP2
x64 Edition SP1
x64 Edition SP2
SP1
SP2
x64 Edition SP1
x64 Edition SP2
Windows 7
All Versions
All Versions

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.2
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-12-16 | Disagree?

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