MS12-018: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2641653)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows kernel is affected by a privilege escalation
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host contains a flaw in the way the kernel-mode
driver manages the PostMessage function. This flaw could allow an
attacker to run arbitrary code in kernel mode.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/Bulletin/MS12-018

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 58330 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52317

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0157