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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 : 2019-02-26
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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 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

- 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 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * * X32 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * * Itanium * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * SP1 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 Professional * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * X64 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 Professional X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

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

- References For CVE-2009-2516
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6264
CERT TA09-286A
MS MS09-058

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2516

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

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