Elevation in Microsoft Windows

Posted: October 22, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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Windows 7 alertVulnerability: Elevation in Microsoft Windows

Danger: Low
Patch: None
Number of vulnerabilities: 1

Impact: Privilege escalation
CWE ID: CWE-119: An error occurred in the buffer

Affected Products: Microsoft Windows 7

Affected versions: Microsoft Windows 7


Vulnerability allows local users to gain escalated privileges.

An error null pointer dereference in the driver ntfs.sys while processing mounts removable drives. A local user can use to automatically mount a USB-drive to increase their privileges.

Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation

Solution: The way to eliminate the vulnerability does not exist at present.



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