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Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Service Isolation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5891

Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2 Vista and Server 2003 and 2008 does not properly assign activities to the (1) NetworkService and (2) LocalService accounts which might allow context-dependent attackers to gain privileges by using one service process to capture a resource from a second service process that has a LocalSystem privilege-escalation ability related to improper management of the SeImpersonatePrivilege user right as originally reported for Internet Information Services (IIS) aka Token Kidnapping.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-1436
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator