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CVE-2009-2517 Detail

Current Description

The kernel in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 does not properly handle unspecified exceptions when an error condition occurs, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Exception Handler Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-058
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6512

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2517
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018