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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-1560

Win32k.sys (aka Graphics Device Interface (GDI)) in Windows 2000 and XP allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by calling the ShowWindow function after receiving a WM_NCCREATE message.
Publish Date : 2001-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2001-1560

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP1 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP1 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP2 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP2 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Gold Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Home Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 6
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2001-1560
NTBUGTRAQ 20011027 A GDI bug.
BID 3481 Microsoft Windows 2000/XP GDI Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2001-10-29
XF win-gid-dos(7409)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-1560

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