Vulnerability Note VU#119262
Microsoft Windows kernel fails to reset values in CPU data structures
A vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows kernel could allow an attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition.
The Microsoft Windows kernel is responsible for handling processor resources and system services such as device and memory management. There is a vulnerability in the way the Windows kernel resets values in CPU data structures. Exploitation of this vulnerability could cause the system to stop responding.
A local, authenticated attacker could cause a denial-of-service condition.
Microsoft has provided a patch to address this vulnerability. For a list of affected versions and details on obtaining the patch, please refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-032.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Affected||-||13 Oct 2004|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This vulnerability was reported by Microsoft. Microsoft credits hlt for discovering the vulnerability.
This document was written by Damon Morda and is based on information provided by Microsoft.
- CVE IDs: CAN-2004-0211
- Date Public: 12 Oct 2004
- Date First Published: 13 Oct 2004
- Date Last Updated: 15 Oct 2004
- Severity Metric: 2.36
- Document Revision: 12
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