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Microsoft Windows Partition Manager Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Release Date: 09 / 05 / 2012
Last Update: 09 / 05 / 2012
Criticality Level:  


An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that Windows Partition Manager handles device relations requests. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full administrative rights.

  • Elevation of Privilege
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2

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