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Windows Kernel NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability

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The kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 XP SP2 and SP3 Server 2003 SP2 Vista Gold and SP1 and Server 2008 Gold does not properly validate data sent from user mode which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted PE .exe file that triggers a NULL pointer dereference during chain traversal aka "Windows Kernel NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2516
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