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Win32k Read AV Vulnerability - CVE-2013-3660 (MS13-053)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17360

The EPATHOBJ::pprFlattenRec function in 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 and R2 SP1 Windows 7 SP1 Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 does not properly initialize a pointer for the next object in a certain list which allows local users to obtain write access to the PATHRECORD chain and consequently gain privileges by triggering excessive consumption of paged memory and then making many FlattenPath function calls aka "Win32k Read AV Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2013-3660
Product(s):