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Vulnerability Score 4.0 4.0
CVE Id CVE-2008-5044
Last Modified 13 Mar 2009 01:42:53
Published 12 Nov 2008 06:30:02
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE



Race condition in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Vista allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via a multi-threaded application that makes many calls to UnhookWindowsHookEx while certain other desktop activity is occurring.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003

  • Microsoft Windows Vista


XF - win-unhookwindowshookex-dos(46506)

BID - 32206

BUGTRAQ - 20081109 BSOD in Win'2k3, Vista x86 and x64 by nonpriviledged user

SREASON - 4576


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:42