Vulnerability CVE-2008-5044


Published: 2008-11-12   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Race condition in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Vista allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via a multi-threaded application that makes many calls to UnhookWindowsHookEx while certain other desktop activity is occurring.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
BSOD in Win 2k3, Vista x86 and x64 by nonpriviledged user
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13.11.2008

Type:

CWE-362

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4/10
6.9/10
1.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Windows server 2003 
Microsoft -> Windows vista 

 References:
http://killprog.com/whk.zip
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4576
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498165/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32206
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46506

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