MS08-064: Microsoft Windows Virtual Address Descriptors (VAD) Local Privilege Escalation (956841)
High Nessus Plugin ID 34409
SynopsisA local user can elevate privileges on the remote host.
DescriptionThe remote host contains a version of the Windows kernel that is vulnerable to a security flaw that could allow a local user to elevate his privileges or to crash it (therefore causing a denial of service).
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista and 2008.