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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-3944

Original release date: 12/16/2010
Last revised: 07/18/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 does not properly validate user-mode input, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Win32k Memory Corruption 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: MS
Name: MS10-098
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12184
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA10-348A
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024880

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12184
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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