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Win32k Window Creation Vulnerability (CVE-2010-1897)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11663

The Windows kernel-mode drivers in win32k.sys in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 Windows Server 2003 SP2 Windows Vista SP1 and SP2 Windows Server 2008 Gold SP2 and R2 and Windows 7 do not properly validate pseudo-handle values in callback parameters during window creation which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application aka "Win32k Window Creation Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-1897
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