MS12-008: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2660465)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows kernel is affected by multiple remote code
execution vulnerabilities.

Description :

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

- Due to improper validation in input passed from user
mode through the kernel component of GDI, an attacker
can cause a denial of service condition or may be able
to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode.

- A flaw in the way the Windows kernel-mode drivers
manages specific keyboard layouts could allow an
attacker to run arbitrary code in kernel mode.

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 : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 57942 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51122

CVE ID: CVE-2011-5046