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Windows Kernel Symbolic Link Value Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7509

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 XP SP2 and SP3 Server 2003 SP2 and Vista Gold does not perform the expected validation before creating a symbolic link which allows local users to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted application aka "Windows Kernel Symbolic Link Value Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0235
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