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CVE-2007-1209 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the Client/Server Run-time Subsystem (CSRSS) in Microsoft Windows Vista does not properly handle connection resources when starting and stopping processes, which allows local users to gain privileges by opening and closing multiple ApiPort connections, which leaves a "dangling pointer" to a process data structure.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/10/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://research.eeye.com/html/advisories/published/AD20070410b.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2531
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/219848 US Government Resource
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-021.mspx Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/465233/100/0/threaded Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/466331/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23338
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017897
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-100A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1325 Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1524

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1524
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1524

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1209
NVD Published Date:
04/10/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017