This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The Windows kernel is affected by several vulnerabilities that could
allow escalation of privileges.
The remote Windows host is running a version of the Windows kernel
that is affected by one or more of the following vulnerabilities :
- A race condition when creating certain types of kernel
threads may allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary
code in kernel mode and take complete control of the
affected system. (CVE-2010-1888)
- A double free vulnerability when the kernel initializes
objects while handling certain errors may allow a local
attacker to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode and
take complete control of the affected system.
- A failure to properly validate access control lists on
kernel objects may allow a local attacker to cause the
system to become unresponsive and automatically
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, Vista, 2008,
7, and 2008 R2.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true