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Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2008-4036
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:11:50
Published 14 Oct 2008 08:12:16
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Integer overflow in Memory Manager in Microsoft Windows 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 triggers an erroneous decrement of a variable, related to validation of parameters for Virtual Address Descriptors (VADs) and a "memory allocation mapping error," aka "Virtual Address Descriptor Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008

  • Microsoft Windows Vista

  • Microsoft Windows Vista Sp1

  • Microsoft Windows Xp


CERT - TA08-288A

BID - 31675

MS - MS08-064

SECUNIA - 32251

XF - win-ms08kb956841-update(45572)

XF - win-vad-privilege-escalation(45571)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2815

SECTRACK - 1021051

HP - HPSBST02379

HP - SSRT080143

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:56