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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0810

Original release date: 04/14/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The kernel in Microsoft Windows Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, and Windows Server 2008 Gold and SP2, does not properly handle unspecified exceptions, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Exception Handler Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.7 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023850
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA10-103A
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7012
External Source: MS
Name: MS10-021
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39373

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7012
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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