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CSRSS Local Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1524

Use-after-free vulnerability in the Client/Server Run-time Subsystem (CSRSS) in Microsoft Windows Vista does not properly handle connection resources when starting and stopping processes which allows local users to gain privileges by opening and closing multiple ApiPort connections which leaves a "dangling pointer" to a process data structure.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-1209
Product(s):