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Windows Kernel Window Creation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5902

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 XP SP2 and SP3 Server 2003 SP1 and SP2 Vista Gold and SP1 and Server 2008 does not properly validate window properties sent from a parent window to a child window during creation of a new window which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application aka "Windows Kernel Window Creation Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-2250
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