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Microsoft Windows CSRSS CVE-2011-3408 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Risk

High

Date Discovered

December 13, 2011

Description

Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability. A local attacker may exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with administrator privileges. Successful exploits will result in the complete compromise of affected computers.

Technologies Affected

  • Avaya Aura Conferencing 6.0 Standard
  • Avaya CallPilot 4.0
  • Avaya CallPilot 5.0
  • Avaya Communication Server 1000 Telephony Manager 3.0
  • Avaya Communication Server 1000 Telephony Manager 4.0
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Client Registration Server
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Recording Server
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Streaming Server
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Web Conferencing Server
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Webportal
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange 5.0
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange 5.0 SP1
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange 5.0 SP2
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange 5.0.0.0.52
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange 5.1
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange 5.1 SP1
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange 5.2
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange 5.2 SP1
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange 5.2 SP2
  • Avaya Messaging Application Server 4
  • Avaya Messaging Application Server 5
  • Avaya Messaging Application Server 5.2
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X32
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X64
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Itanium SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition - Sp2 Hpc
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition - Sp2 Storage
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition - Sp2 Web
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition R2 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Embedded SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP3

Recommendations

Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker requires local interactive access to an affected computer. Grant local access for trusted and accountable users only.
Vendor updates are available. Please see the references for details.

Credits

Alex Ionescu of Winsider Seminars & Solutions Inc.
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