CVE-2010-0484

MEDIUM

Description

The Windows kernel-mode drivers in win32k.sys in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista SP1 and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 "do not properly validate changes in certain kernel objects," which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to Device Contexts (DC) and the GetDCEx function, aka "Win32k Improper Data Validation Vulnerability."

References

http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/954/

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/511769/100/0/threaded

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-159B.html

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-032

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7609

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-06-08

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.1

Severity: MEDIUM

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
46839MS10-032: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (979559)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high