CVE Reference: CVE-2010-2549

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CVE-2010-2549

Description:
Use-after-free vulnerability in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 and SP2 and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) by using a large number of calls to the NtUserCheckAccessForIntegrityLevel function to trigger a failure in the LockProcessByClientId function, leading to deletion of an in-use process object, aka "Win32k Reference Count Vulnerability."

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/60120

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA40421

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12215

OSVDB
  66003

FULLDISC
  http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2010/Jul/3

EXPLOIT-DB
  http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/14156

CERT
  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-285A.html

BID
  41280


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