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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2018

The kernel in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly initialize objects, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Exception Handler Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2011-12-13 Last Update Date : 2013-01-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows Kernel Exception Handler Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14635 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2018

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 1
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2011-2018

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA11-347A.html
CERT TA11-347A
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-098
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-098 MS11-098 - Important : Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2633171) - Version: 1.1 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.1 (February 1, 2012): Added a link to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2633171 under Known Issues in the Executive Summary. Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application designed to exploit the vulnerability. An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability. The vulnerability could not be exploited remotely or by anonymous users.Release Date:2012-02-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2018

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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