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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2555

The Tracing Feature for Services in Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 and SP2, Windows Server 2008 Gold, SP2, and R2, and Windows 7 does not properly determine the length of strings in the registry, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via vectors involving a long string, aka "Tracing Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2010-08-11 Last Update Date : 2010-09-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceGain privilegesMemory corruption
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MS10-059: Vulnerabilities in the Tracing Feature for Services Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (982799) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11690 windows
MS10-059: Vulnerabilities in the Tracing Feature for Services Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (982799) oval:gov.nist.USGCB.patch:def:11690 windows
Tracing Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11426 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-2010-2555

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 8
Microsoft Windows Vista 6

- References For CVE-2010-2555

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-222A.html
CERT TA10-222A
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms10-059
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-059 Vulnerabilities in the Tracing Feature for Services Could Allow an Elevation of Privilege (982799) This security update resolves one publicly disclosed vulnerability and one privately reported vulnerability in the Tracing Feature for Services. The vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker runs a specially crafted application. 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.

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2555

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


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