The Microsoft Windows Korean Input Method Editor (IME) contains a privilege escalation vulnerability.
According to Microsoft:
An IME is a program that allows computer users to enter complex characters and symbols, such as Japanese characters, using a standard keyboard.
An attacker may be able to gain SYSTEM privileges on a vulnerable system.
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This vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-009 . Microsoft credits Ryan Lee of VMCraft Inc. with providing information regarding this issue.
|Date First Published:||2006-02-14|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-02-22 14:17 UTC|