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CSRSS Local Privilege Elevation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14598

Csrsrv.dll in 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 SP2 Windows Server 2008 SP2 R2 and R2 SP1 and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly check permissions for sending inter-process device-event messages from low-integrity processes to high-integrity processes which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application aka "CSRSS Local Privilege Elevation Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-3408
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