win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers 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, and Windows 8 Consumer Preview does not properly handle user-mode input passed to kernel mode for (1) windows and (2) messages, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows and Messages Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2012-05-08 Last Update Date : 2013-01-29
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