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Windows WMI Service Isolation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6193

The Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) provider in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 Server 2003 SP1 and SP2 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 accessing the resources of one of the processes aka "Windows WMI Service Isolation Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0078
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