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The Windows kernel is affected by multiple elevation of privilege
The remote host is running a Windows kernel version that is affected
by multiple elevation of privilege vulnerabilities :
- A vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows User
Mode Scheduler handles system requests that can be
exploited to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode.
- A vulnerability exists in the way that Windows handles
BIOS memory that can be exploited to execute arbitrary
code in kernel mode. (CVE-2012-1515)
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for 32-bit versions of
Windows XP and 2003 as well as patches for 64-bit versions of Windows
7 and Server 2008 R2.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 59460 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5282053856
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0217CVE-2012-1515
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