CVE-2010-0234

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Description

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 does not properly validate a registry-key argument to an unspecified system call, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Null Pointer Vulnerability."

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/39373

http://secunia.com/advisories/39374

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023850

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-103A.html

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-021

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6814

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-04-14

Updated: 2019-02-26

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
45508MS10-021: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (979683)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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