Date Discovered December 14, 2010
Description Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability that occurs in the Windows kernel.
An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with kernel-level privileges. Successful exploits will result in the complete compromise of affected computers. Failed exploit attempts will cause a denial-of-service.
- Avaya CallPilot 4.0
- Avaya CallPilot 5.0
- Avaya Communication Server 1000 Telephony Manager
- 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 184.108.40.206.52
- 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 Server 2003 Itanium SP2
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 SP2
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
- Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker requires local access to an affected computer. Grant local access for trusted and accountable users only.
The vendor released an advisory and updates. Please see the references for details.
Credits Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.
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