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CVE-2013-3660 Detail

Current Description

The EPATHOBJ::pprFlattenRec function in win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 does not properly initialize a pointer for the next object in a certain list, which allows local users to obtain write access to the PATHRECORD chain, and consequently gain privileges, by triggering excessive consumption of paged memory and then making many FlattenPath function calls, aka "Win32k Read AV Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/24/2013
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2013-05/0090.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2013-05/0094.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2013-06/0006.html
http://twitter.com/taviso/statuses/309157606247768064 Exploit
http://twitter.com/taviso/statuses/335557286657400832
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9239477
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/25611/ Exploit
http://www.reddit.com/r/netsec/comments/1eqh66/0day_windows_kernel_epathobj_vulnerability/
http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/23/4358400/google-engineer-bashes-microsoft-discloses-windows-flaw
http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA13-190A US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2013/ms13-053
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A17360

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-3660
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018