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Windows Kernel LPC Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (Windows 2000)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1561

The Local Procedure Call (LPC) interface of the Windows Kernel for Windows NT 4.0 Windows 2000 Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 does not properly validate the lengths of messages sent to the LPC port which allows local users to gain privileges aka "Windows Kernel Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0893
Product(s):
  • Windows kernel