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Windows Thread Pool ACL Weakness Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6177

The ThreadPool class in Windows Vista Gold and SP1 and Server 2008 does not properly implement isolation among a set of distinct processes that (1) all run under the NetworkService account or (2) all run under the LocalService account which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging incorrect thread ACLs to access the resources of one of the processes aka "Windows Thread Pool ACL Weakness Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0080
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