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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0080

The ThreadPool class in Windows Vista Gold and SP1, and Server 2008, does not properly implement isolation among a set of distinct processes that (1) all run under the NetworkService account or (2) all run under the LocalService account, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging incorrect thread ACLs to access the resources of one of the processes, aka "Windows Thread Pool ACL Weakness Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2009-04-15 Last Update Date : 2021-11-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 269

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MS09-012: Vulnerabilities in Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11550 windows
Windows Thread Pool ACL Weakness Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6177 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0080

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 1
Microsoft Windows Vista 4

- References For CVE-2009-0080
VUPEN ADV-2009-1026
SECTRACK 1022044
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6177
CERT TA09-104A
MS MS09-012
OSVDB 53668

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0080

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