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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-0118

Original release date: 06/01/2004
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The component for the Virtual DOS Machine (VDM) subsystem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 does not properly validate system structures, which allows local users to access protected kernel memory and execute arbitrary code.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CIAC
Name: O-114
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#783748
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1512
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1718
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20040413 EEYE: Windows VDM TIB Local Privilege Escalation
External Source: EEYE
Name: AD20040413E
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 10117
External Source: MS
Name: MS04-011
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA04-104A
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: win-vdm-gain-privileges(15714)

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1512
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1718
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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