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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4036

Original release date: 10/14/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in Memory Manager in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, Vista Gold and SP1, and Server 2008 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that triggers an erroneous decrement of a variable, related to validation of parameters for Virtual Address Descriptors (VADs) and a "memory allocation mapping error," aka "Virtual Address Descriptor Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

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: HPSBST02379
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2815
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-288A
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5343
External Source: XF
Name: win-ms08kb956841-update(45572)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021051
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080143
External Source: XF
Name: win-vad-privilege-escalation(45571)
External Source: BID
Name: 31675
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MS
Name: MS08-064
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32251
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5343
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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