The kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP1 does not properly handle invalid pointers, which allows local users to gain privileges via an application that triggers use of a crafted pointer, aka "Windows Kernel Invalid Pointer Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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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