Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1542

The Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM) in Microsoft Virtual PC 2004 SP1, 2007, and 2007 SP1, and Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1, does not enforce CPU privilege-level requirements for all machine instructions, which allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary kernel-mode code and gain privileges within the guest OS via a crafted application, aka "Virtual PC and Virtual Server Privileged Instruction Decoding Vulnerability."
Published 2009-07-15 15:30:01
Updated 2018-10-12 21:51:24
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-1542

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.38%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 85 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-1542

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CWE ids for CVE-2009-1542

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Products affected by CVE-2009-1542

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