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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1868

Race condition in the thread-creation implementation in win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP3 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Win32k.sys Race Condition Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2012-06-12 Last Update Date : 2013-03-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 362

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Win32k.sys Race Condition Vulnerability (CVE-2012-1868) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15647 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-2012-1868

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Xp 1

- References For CVE-2012-1868

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-164A.html
CERT TA12-164A
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-041
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-041 MS12-041 - Important : Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2709162) - Version: 1.0 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.0 (June 12, 2012): Bulletin published. Summary: This security update resolves five privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to a system and runs a specially crafted application. An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit any of these vulnerabilities.Release Date:2012-06-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1868

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


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