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Virtual Address Descriptor Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (MS08-064)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5343

Integer overflow in Memory Manager in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 Server 2003 SP1 and SP2 Vista Gold and SP1 and Server 2008 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that triggers an erroneous decrement of a variable related to validation of parameters for Virtual Address Descriptors (VADs) and a "memory allocation mapping error" aka "Virtual Address Descriptor Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4036
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