ID CVE-2010-2549
Summary Use-after-free vulnerability in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 and SP2 and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) by using a large number of calls to the NtUserCheckAccessForIntegrityLevel function to trigger a failure in the LockProcessByClientId function, leading to deletion of an in-use process object, aka "Win32k Reference Count Vulnerability."
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x32:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x32:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.2 (as of 19-09-2017 - 01:31)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2014-03-03T04:00:18.897-05:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Josh Turpin
    organization Symantec Corporation
  • name Josh Turpin
    organization Symantec Corporation
  • name Maria Mikhno
    organization ALTX-SOFT
definition_extensions
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4873
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4870
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5254
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (64-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5356
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (ia-64) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5667
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6124
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6216
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5653
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5594
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium-Based Edition Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6150
description Use-after-free vulnerability in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 and SP2 and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) by using a large number of calls to the NtUserCheckAccessForIntegrityLevel function to trigger a failure in the LockProcessByClientId function, leading to deletion of an in-use process object, aka "Win32k Reference Count Vulnerability."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12215
status accepted
submitted 2010-08-10T13:00:00
title Win32k Reference Count Vulnerability
version 73
refmap via4
bid 41280
cert TA10-285A
exploit-db 14156
fulldisc 20100630 MSRC-001: Windows Vista/Server 2008 NtUserCheckAccessForIntegrityLevel Use-after-free Vulnerability
osvdb 66003
secunia 40421
xf ms-win-ntusercheck-priv-escalation(60120)
Last major update 19-09-2017 - 01:31
Published 02-07-2010 - 19:00
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