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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1436

Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2, Vista, and Server 2003 and 2008 does not properly assign activities to the (1) NetworkService and (2) LocalService accounts, which might allow context-dependent attackers to gain privileges by using one service process to capture a resource from a second service process that has a LocalSystem privilege-escalation ability, related to improper management of the SeImpersonatePrivilege user right, as originally reported for Internet Information Services (IIS), aka Token Kidnapping.
Publish Date : 2008-04-21 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Service Isolation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5891 windows
MS09-012: Vulnerabilities in Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11550 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-2008-1436

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Vista X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows-nt Vista SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows-nt Vista SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows-nt Vista SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 6
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 3
Microsoft Windows Vista 2
Microsoft Windows Xp 1
Microsoft Windows-nt 3

- References For CVE-2008-1436
XF ms-windows-localsystem-privilege-escalation(41880)
VUPEN ADV-2009-1026
VUPEN ADV-2008-1264
CERT TA09-104A
BUGTRAQ 20081008 Token Kidnapping Windows 2003 PoC exploit
BID 28833 Microsoft Windows SeImpersonatePrivilege Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-06
SECTRACK 1019904
BUGTRAQ 20080419 Token Kidnapping (Microsoft Security Advisory 951306) presentation available
Microsoft Advisory Microsoft Security Advisory (951306): Vulnerability in Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege - Version: 3.0 Revision Note: V3.0 (April 14, 2009): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin. Summary: Security AdvisoryRelease Date:2009-04-14
MS MS09-012

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1436

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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