Vulnerability CVE-2010-1897


Published: 2010-08-11   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The Windows kernel-mode drivers in win32k.sys in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP1 and SP2, Windows Server 2008 Gold, SP2, and R2, and Windows 7 do not properly validate pseudo-handle values in callback parameters during window creation, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Win32k Window Creation Vulnerability."

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Microsoft Windows CreateWindow Function Callback Vulnerability
CORE
12.08.2010

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Windows 2003 server 
Microsoft -> Windows 7 
Microsoft -> Windows server 2003 
Microsoft -> Windows server 2008 
Microsoft -> Windows vista 
Microsoft -> Windows xp 

 References:
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-222A.html
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-048
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11663

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