MS10-073: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (981957)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

- A reference count leak, which could result
in arbitrary code execution in the kernel.
(CVE-2010-2549)

- Kernel-mode drivers load unspecified keyboard
layers improperly, which could result in arbitrary
code execution in the kernel. (CVE-2010-2743)

- Kernel-mode drivers do not properly validate
unspecified window class data, which could
result in arbitrary code execution in the kernel.
(CVE-2010-2744)

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-07/0003.html
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS10-073

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, XP, 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: 49950 ()

Bugtraq ID: 41280
43773
43774

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2549
CVE-2010-2743
CVE-2010-2744