The kernel in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, Windows 7 Gold and SP1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and Windows RT does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Reference Count Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2013-02-13 Last Update Date : 2013-11-02
Vulnerability in Windows Kernel could allow elevation of privilege - MS13-017
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