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The remote Windows host contains a driver that allows privilege
The remote Windows host contains a version of the Ancillary Function
Driver (afd.sys) that does not properly validate input before passing it
from user mode to the kernel.
An attacker with local access to the affected system could exploit this
issue to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode and take complete control
of the affected system.
See also :
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
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 55126 ()
Bugtraq ID: 48198
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1249
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