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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1974

NDISTAPI.sys in the NDISTAPI driver in Remote Access Service (RAS) in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Windows Server 2003 SP2 does not properly validate user-mode input, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "NDISTAPI Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2011-08-10 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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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 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MS11-062: Vulnerability in Remote Access Service NDISTAPI Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2566454) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11775 windows
NDISTAPI Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12912 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-2011-1974

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 2
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2011-1974
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-062 MS11-062 - Important : Vulnerability in Remote Access Service NDISTAPI Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2566454) - Version: 1.0 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.0 (August 9, 2011): Bulletin published. Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in all supported editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 are not affected by the vulnerability. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application designed to exploit the vulnerability and take complete control over the affected system. An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability.Release Date:2011-08-09
BID 48996 Microsoft Windows NDISTAPI CVE-2011-1974 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2016-10-26
CERT TA11-221A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1974

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