MS11-098: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2633171)
High Nessus Plugin ID 57284
SynopsisThe Windows kernel is affected by a vulnerability that could result in privilege escalation.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a Windows kernel version that is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability due to the way the kernel accesses an object that has not been correctly initialized.
A local attacker could exploit this issue by running a specially crafted program on the remote host.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for 32-bit versions of Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, and 7.