The SfnINSTRING function in win32k.sys in the kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, and Server 2003 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a 0x18d value in the second argument (aka the Msg argument) of a PostMessage function call for the DDEMLEvent window.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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20100422 Windows 2000/XP/2003 win32k.sys SfnINSTRING local kernel Denial of Service Vulnerability