October 12, 2004
The Microsoft Windows kernel is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability that can allow a local attacker to cause a vulnerable computer to stop responding and to restart. This issue does not pose a privilege-escalation threat.
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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.
Microsoft has released a bulletin that includes fixes to address this issue for supported versions of the operating system.
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