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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-1206

Original release date: 04/10/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Virtual DOS Machine (VDM) in the Windows Kernel in Microsoft Windows NT 4.0; 2000 SP4; XP SP2; Server 2003, 2003 SP1, and 2003 SP2; and Windows Vista before June 2006; uses insecure permissions (PAGE_READWRITE) for a physical memory view, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the "zero page" during a race condition before the view is unmapped.

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: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071365
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24834
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1326
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1639
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02208
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-100A
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 34011
External Source: MS
Name: MS07-022
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 23367
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#337953
External Source: MISC
Name: http://research.eeye.com/html/advisories/published/AD20070410a.html
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017898
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070410 EEYE: Windows VDM Zero Page Race Condition Privilege Escalation

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1639
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)