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CSRSS Local EOP AllocConsole Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12602

The Client/Server Run-time Subsystem (aka CSRSS) in the Win32 subsystem in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 Windows Server 2003 SP2 Windows Vista SP1 and SP2 Windows Server 2008 Gold SP2 R2 and R2 SP1 and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly restrict the number of console objects for a process which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted application that triggers an incorrect memory assignment for a user transaction aka "CSRSS Local EOP AllocConsole Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-1281
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