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CVE-2012-1868 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the thread-creation implementation in win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP3 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Win32k.sys Race Condition Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-164A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-041
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15647

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1868
NVD Published Date:
06/12/2012
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018