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Win32k Pool Overflow Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11844

The Windows kernel-mode drivers in win32k.sys in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Windows Server 2003 SP2 do not properly perform memory allocation before copying user-mode data to kernel mode which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application aka "Win32k Pool Overflow Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-1895
Product(s):