CVE-2009-2516

medium
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Description

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista Gold and SP1, and Server 2008 Gold does not properly validate data sent from user mode, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted PE .exe file that triggers a NULL pointer dereference during chain traversal, aka "Windows Kernel NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability."

References

http://www.nsfocus.com/en/advisories/0903.html

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286A.html

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-058

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6264

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-10-14

Updated: 2019-02-26

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
42114MS09-058: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (971486)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high