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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.7 4.7
CVE Id CVE-2011-1971
Last Modified 21 Sep 2011 11:31:14
Published 10 Aug 2011 05:55:01
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2011-1971

Summary

The kernel in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly parse file metadata, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted file, aka "Windows Kernel Metadata Parsing DOS Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 7 -

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 -

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Microsoft Windows Vista


References

MS - MS11-068

Related Patches

MS11-068 2556532 Security Update for Windows Kernel (Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2) (All Languages)

MS11-068 Security Update for 2008 x64 (KB2556532)

MS11-068 Security Update for Windows 7 (KB2556532)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:56:52