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Windows and Messages Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15466

win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 Windows Server 2003 SP2 Windows Vista SP2 Windows Server 2008 SP2 R2 and R2 SP1 Windows 7 Gold and SP1 and Windows 8 Consumer Preview does not properly handle user-mode input passed to kernel mode for (1) windows and (2) messages which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application aka "Windows and Messages Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-0180
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