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Win2K Kernel Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1583

The thread termination routine in the kernel for Windows NT 4.0 and 2000 (NTOSKRNL.EXE) allows local users to modify kernel memory and execution flow via steps in which a terminating thread causes Asynchronous Procedure Call (APC) entries to free the wrong data aka the "Windows Kernel Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-2827
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