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MsgBox (CSRSS) Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1816

Double free vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2000 XP 2003 and Vista allows local users to gain privileges by calling the MessageBox function with a MB_SERVICE_NOTIFICATION message with crafted data which sends a HardError message to Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem (CSRSS) process which is not properly handled when invoking the UserHardError and GetHardErrorText functions in WINSRV.DLL.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-6696
Product(s):