National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-3197
Original release date:08/14/2013
The NT Virtual DOS Machine (NTVDM) subsystem in the kernel in Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, and Windows 8 on 32-bit platforms does not properly validate kernel-memory addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Memory Corruption Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-3196 and CVE-2013-3198.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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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US-CERT Security Bulletin: http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA13-225A
External Source: MS
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL