win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly handle user-mode input passed to kernel mode for driver objects, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "String Atom Class Name Handling Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-1865.
Publish Date : 2012-06-12 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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