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Windows Kernel Metadata Parsing DOS Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12663

The kernel in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Windows Server 2008 SP2 R2 and R2 SP1 and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly parse file metadata which allows local users to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted file aka "Windows Kernel Metadata Parsing DOS Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-1971
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