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CVE-2008-2251 Detail

Current Description

Double free vulnerability in the kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, Vista Gold and SP1, and Server 2008 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that makes system calls within multiple threads, aka "Windows Kernel Unhandled Exception Vulnerability." NOTE: according to Microsoft, this is not a duplicate of CVE-2008-4510.

Source:  MITRE
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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:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122479227205998&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31653 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021046
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-288A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2812
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-061
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45542
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45544
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6010

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2251
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
02/26/2019