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Windows NT Local Descriptor Table Kernel Access Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:911

The NtSetLdtEntries function in the programming interface for the Local Descriptor Table (LDT) in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 allows local attackers to gain access to kernel memory and execute arbitrary code via an expand-down data segment descriptor descriptor that points to protected memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows NT
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0910
Product(s):
  • Local Descriptor Table (LDT)