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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."
Publish Date : 2009-07-15 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.0
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) Execute CodeGain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Virtual PC and Virtual Server Privileged Instruction Decoding Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6166 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-2009-1542

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Virtual Pc 2004 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Virtual Pc 2007 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Virtual Pc 2007 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Virtual Pc 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 Sp1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 Sp1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Virtual Pc 4
Microsoft Virtual Server 2

- References For CVE-2009-1542

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1890
VUPEN ADV-2009-1890
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-195A.html
CERT TA09-195A
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022544
SECTRACK 1022544
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-033
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-033 Vulnerability in Virtual PC and Virtual Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (969856) This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Virtual PC and Microsoft Virtual Server. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute arbitrary code and take complete control of an affected guest operating system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1542

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


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