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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-5046 (1 public exploit)

The Graphics Device Interface (GDI) in win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly validate user-mode input, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted data, as demonstrated by a large height attribute of an IFRAME element rendered by Safari, aka "GDI Access Violation Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2011-12-30 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
GDI Access Violation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14603 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-2011-5046

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 * SP1 X86 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 3
Microsoft Windows Vista 1
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2011-5046
SECTRACK 1026450
CERT TA12-045A
XF ms-win32k-iframe-code-exec(71873)
OSVDB 77908 Microsoft Windows win32k.sys Safari IFRAME Height Attribute Handling Remote Memory Corruption Microsoft Windows win32k.sys Safari IFRAME Height Attribute Handling Remote Memory Corruption
EXPLOIT-DB 18275 GdiDrawStream BSoD using Safari Author:webDEViL Release Date:2011-12-18 (win64) dos
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14603
MS MS12-008

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-5046

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