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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-1886

Original release date: 08/16/2010
Last revised: 08/17/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP1 and SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2, and Windows 7 allow local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to a process with NetworkService credentials, as demonstrated by TAPI Server, SQL Server, and IIS processes, and related to the Windows Service Isolation feature. NOTE: the vendor states that privilege escalation from NetworkService to LocalSystem does not cross a "security boundary."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MSKB
Name: 982316
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2264072.mspx
Type: Advisory
External Source: MSKB
Name: 2264072
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)