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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2516

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista Gold and SP1, and Server 2008 Gold does not properly validate data sent from user mode, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted PE .exe file that triggers a NULL pointer dereference during chain traversal, aka "Windows Kernel NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2009-10-14 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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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 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows Kernel NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6264 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-2009-2516

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 X64 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 2008 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Vista Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Vista X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Professional X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Microsoft Windows Xp X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 3
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 3
Microsoft Windows Vista 4
Microsoft Windows Xp 6

- References For CVE-2009-2516

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286A.html
CERT TA09-286A
http://www.nsfocus.com/en/advisories/0903.html
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-058
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-058 Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (971486) This security update resolves several privately reported vulnerabilities in the Windows kernel. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logged on to the system and ran a specially crafted application. An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit any of these vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities could not be exploited remotely or by anonymous users.

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2516

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


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