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Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2011-2018
Last Modified 29 Jan 2013 11:39:45
Published 13 Dec 2011 07:55:01
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The kernel in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly initialize objects, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Exception Handler Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 7 -

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008

  • Microsoft Windows Xp


MS - MS11-098

CERT - TA11-347A

Related Patches

MS11-098 Security Update for Windows 7 (KB2633171)

MS11-098 Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2633171)

MS11-098 Security Update for Windows XP (KB2633171)

MS11-098 Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB2633171)

MS11-098 Security Update for 2008 (KB2633171)

MS11-098 2633171 Security Update for Windows Kernel (Vista) (All Languages)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:56:26