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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2008-2251
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:08:54
Published 14 Oct 2008 08:12:15
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-2251

Summary

Double free vulnerability in the kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, Vista Gold and SP1, and Server 2008 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that makes system calls within multiple threads, aka "Windows Kernel Unhandled Exception Vulnerability." NOTE: according to Microsoft, this is not a duplicate of CVE-2008-4510.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 2000

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008

  • Microsoft Windows Xp


References

CERT - TA08-288A

BID - 31653

MS - MS08-061

SECUNIA - 32247

XF - win-ms08kb954211-update(45544)

XF - win-kernel-system-calls-privilege-escalation(45542)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2812

SECTRACK - 1021046

HP - HPSBST02379

HP - SSRT080143


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:28