|MS10-100||Vulnerability in Consent User Interface Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2442962)||Windows Vista||Critical||15-12-2010|
Brief overview of the risk:
This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Consent User Interface (UI). The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker runs a specially crafted application on an affected system. An attacker must have valid logon credentials and the SeImpersonatePrivilege and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability.
Detailed Information on the risk:
An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Consent User Interface (UI) improperly processes special values read from the registry. 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.
Further information on this exploit is available at : MS10-100
Affected SoftwareWindows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2**
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2**
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems**
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems