MS09-006: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (958690)

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Synopsis :

It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Windows kernel that is
affected by vulnerabilities :

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists due to
improper validation of input passed from user mode
through the kernel component of GDI. Successful
exploitation requires that a user on the affected host
view a specially crafted EMF or WMF image file, perhaps
by being tricked into visiting a malicious website,
and could lead to a complete system compromise.

- A local privilege escalation vulnerability exists due to
the way the kernel validates handles. (CVE-2009-0082)

- A local privilege escalation vulnerability exists due to
improper handling of a specially crafted invalid pointer.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003,
Vista and 2008.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 35822 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34012

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0081