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The remote Windows kernel is affected by a privilege escalation
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 :
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
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 58330 ()
Bugtraq ID: 52317
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0157
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