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Windows 2000 VDM Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4316

The Virtual DOS Machine (VDM) subsystem of Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Windows 2000 Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 allows local users to access kernel memory and gain privileges via a malicious program that modified some system structures in a way that is not properly validated by privileged operating system functions.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0208
Product(s):
  • VDM