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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Kernel Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Kernel Memory Mapping Permission Error Lets Local Users Gain System Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017898
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017898
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-1206   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 26 2007
Original Entry Date:  Apr 10 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Modification of system information, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2000 SP4, 2003 SP2, XP SP2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Kernel. A local user can obtain system privileges on the target system.

The Windows Kernel does not properly set permissions when mapping a memory segment. As a result, a local user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system with system privileges.

Microsoft credits eEye with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain system privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=b3599afb-7673-4ef6-a2b1-d77e39fd782c

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=eeaee4a7-4858-4b6b-9c6d-a9f1eae19b51

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, and Microsoft 2003 Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=5e94a29c-7ec0-4459-92eb-d43b524fd6fd

A restart is required.

On June 26, 2007, Microsoft updated this advisory to indicate that a revised fix is available for customers running Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 on NEC 98 systems.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-022.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-022.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 10 Apr 2007 14:10:35 -0400
Subject:  Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-022: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (931784)


http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-022.mspx

CVE-2007-1206
 
 


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