MS11-097: Vulnerability in Windows Client/Server Run-time Subsystem Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2620712)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The Windows Client/Server Run-time Subsystem (CSRSS) on the remote host
has a privilege escalation vulnerability. Permissions are not properly
validated when a lower-integrity process communicates a device event to
a higher-integrity process. A local attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to gain elevated privileges.

See also :

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
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 57283 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50972

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3408