MS10-048: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2160329)

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Synopsis

The Windows kernel is affected by several vulnerabilities that could allow escalation of privileges.

Description

The remote Windows host is running a version of the Windows kernel that is affected by one or more of the following vulnerabilities :

- Improper valiation of an argument passed to a system call can result in a denial of service. (CVE-2010-1887)

- Certain unspecified exceptions are not properly handled which could result in arbitrary code execution in the kernel. (CVE-2010-1894)

- Memory is not properly allocated when making a copy from user mode, which could result in an elevation of privileges. (CVE-2010-1895)

- Unspecified input from user mode is not properly validated, which could result in arbitrary code execution in the kernel. (CVE-2010-1896)

- Unspecified parameters are not properly validated when creating a new window, which could result in arbitrary code execution in the kernel.
(CVE-2010-1897)

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2010/ms10-048

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 48285

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-048.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/11/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/10/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/22/2010

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1887, CVE-2010-1894, CVE-2010-1895, CVE-2010-1896, CVE-2010-1897

BID: 39630, 42206, 42210, 42245, 42250

MSFT: MS10-048

MSKB: 2160329