The Microsoft Windows Kernel contains a privilege escalation vulnerability that may allow a local attacker to take control of the system.
The Microsoft Windows Kernel fails to properly set permissions when mapping to a memory segment. By running a specially crafted application, an attacker may be able to trigger this vulnerability.
For more information, please refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-022.
A local, authenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
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This vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-022. Microsoft credits eEye for reporting the vulnerability to them.
This document was written by Katie Steiner.
|Date First Published:||2007-04-10|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-04-10 20:08 UTC|