MS10-048: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2160329)

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Synopsis :

The Windows kernel is affected by several vulnerabilities that could
allow escalation of privileges.

Description :

The remote Windows host is running a version of the Windows kernel
that is affected by one or more of the following vulnerabilities :

- Improper valiation of an argument passed to a system
call can result in a denial of service. (CVE-2010-1887)

- Certain unspecified exceptions are not properly
handled which could result in arbitrary code execution
in the kernel. (CVE-2010-1894)

- Memory is not properly allocated when making a copy
from user mode, which could result in an elevation of
privileges. (CVE-2010-1895)

- Unspecified input from user mode is not properly
validated, which could result in arbitrary code
execution in the kernel. (CVE-2010-1896)

- Unspecified parameters are not properly validated
when creating a new window, which could result
in arbitrary code execution in the kernel.
(CVE-2010-1897)

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS10-048

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 48285 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39630
42206
42210
42245
42250

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1887
CVE-2010-1894
CVE-2010-1895
CVE-2010-1896
CVE-2010-1897