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

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 :

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
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