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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0236

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, and Vista Gold does not properly allocate memory for the destination key associated with a symbolic-link registry key, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Memory Allocation Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2010-04-14 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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MS10-021: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel could allow Elevation of Privilege (979683) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11657 windows
MS10-021: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel could allow Elevation of Privilege (979683) oval:gov.nist.USGCB.patch:def:11657 windows
Windows Kernel Memory Allocation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7113 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-2010-0236

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP2 Itanium * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP2 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 1
Microsoft Windows Vista 2
Microsoft Windows Xp 3

- References For CVE-2010-0236
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7113
SECTRACK 1023850
CERT TA10-103A
MS MS10-021

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0236

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