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CVE-2008-2252 Detail

Current Description

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, Vista Gold and SP1, and Server 2008 does not properly validate parameters sent from user mode to the kernel, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

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:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122479227205998&w=2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31652 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021046 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-288A.html Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-061 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45543 VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45544 VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6045 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 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_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:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:x64:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:*:*:*:*:*:x64:*
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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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2252
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019