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CVE-2010-0232 Detail

Current Description

The kernel in Microsoft Windows NT 3.1 through Windows 7, including Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, and Windows Server 2008 Gold and SP2, when access to 16-bit applications is enabled on a 32-bit x86 platform, does not properly validate certain BIOS calls, which allows local users to gain privileges by crafting a VDM_TIB data structure in the Thread Environment Block (TEB), and then calling the NtVdmControl function to start the Windows Virtual DOS Machine (aka NTVDM) subsystem, leading to improperly handled exceptions involving the #GP trap handler (nt!KiTrap0D), aka "Windows Kernel Exception Handler 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:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2010/01/20/security-advisory-979682-released.aspx
http://lists.immunitysec.com/pipermail/dailydave/2010-January/006000.html
http://lock.cmpxchg8b.com/c0af0967d904cef2ad4db766a00bc6af/KiTrap0D.zip Exploit
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2010/Jan/341
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023471
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/979682.mspx Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/509106/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37864 Exploit
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-040A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0179 Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-015
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55742
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8344

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (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_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:*:*: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_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:sp2:x32:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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-2010-0232
NVD Published Date:
01/21/2010
NVD Last Modified:
02/26/2019