MS08-064: Microsoft Windows Virtual Address Descriptors (VAD) Local Privilege Escalation (956841)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

A local user can elevate privileges on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Windows kernel that is
vulnerable to a security flaw that could allow a local user to elevate
his privileges or to crash it (therefore causing a denial of service).

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-064

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista and
2008.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 34409 ()

Bugtraq ID: 31675

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4036