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Kernel Local Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1639

The Virtual DOS Machine (VDM) in the Windows Kernel in Microsoft Windows NT 4.0; 2000 SP4; XP SP2; Server 2003 2003 SP1 and 2003 SP2; and Windows Vista before June 2006; uses insecure permissions (PAGE_READWRITE) for a physical memory view which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the "zero page" during a race condition before the view is unmapped.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-1206
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