MS11-098: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2633171)

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Synopsis :

The Windows kernel is affected by a vulnerability that could result in
privilege escalation.

Description :

The remote host is running a Windows kernel version that is affected by
a privilege escalation vulnerability due to the way the kernel accesses
an object that has not been correctly initialized.

A local attacker could exploit this issue by running a specially crafted
program on the remote host.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-098

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for 32-bit versions of Windows
XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, and 7.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 57284 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50969

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2018