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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0079

Original release date: 04/15/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The RPCSS service in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP1 and SP2 does not properly implement isolation among a set of distinct processes that (1) all run under the NetworkService account or (2) all run under the LocalService account, which allows local users to gain privileges by accessing the resources of one of the processes, aka "Windows RPCSS Service Isolation Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-104A
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 53667
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022044
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-012
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6147
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1026

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6147
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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