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CVE-2009-1542 Detail

Current Description

The Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM) in Microsoft Virtual PC 2004 SP1, 2007, and 2007 SP1, and Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1, does not enforce CPU privilege-level requirements for all machine instructions, which allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary kernel-mode code and gain privileges within the guest OS via a crafted application, aka "Virtual PC and Virtual Server Privileged Instruction Decoding Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022544
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-195A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1890
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-033
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6166

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:virtual_pc:2004:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:virtual_pc:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:virtual_pc:2007:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:virtual_pc:2007:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:virtual_server:2005:r2_sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:virtual_server:2005:r2_sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1542
NVD Published Date:
07/15/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018