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Microsoft Windows Kernel Vulnerability( 09 April 2008 )

Last Update Date: 28 Jan 2011 Release Date: 9 Apr 2008 3443 Views

RISK: Medium Risk

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists due to the Windows kernel improperly validating input passed from user mode to the kernel. The vulnerability could allow an attacker to run code with elevated privileges. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute arbitrary code and take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.