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Microsoft Windows Win32k Kernel-Mode Driver Privilege Escalation

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Release Date:  2009-11-10    Views:  4,810

Secunia Advisory SA37309

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

1) An input validation error in the Win32k kernel-mode driver (Win32k.sys) when invoking a system call can be exploited to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode.

2) An error in the Win32k kernel-mode driver (Win32k.sys) when handling input passed through the kernel component of GDI (Graphics Device Interface) can be exploited to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) The vendor credits Agin Sun.

Original Advisory:
MS09-065 (KB969947):
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS09-065.mspx

Deep Links:
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