MS12-018: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2641653)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58330
SynopsisThe remote Windows kernel is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host contains a flaw in the way the kernel-mode driver manages the PostMessage function. This flaw could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code in kernel mode.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.