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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2010-1890

Severity Medium
Score 4.6/10

Summary

The kernel in Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 and SP2, Windows Server 2008 Gold, SP2, and R2, and Windows 7 does not properly validate ACLs on kernel objects, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Improper Validation Vulnerability."

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • SINGLE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published