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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls


Severity High
Score 8.4/10


Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 and Server 2008 SP2 mishandle library loading, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Library Loading Input Validation Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

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  • HIGH

CWE-264 - Permissions Privileges and Access Controls

CWE 264 (permissions, privileges, and access controls) is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features used to perform access control. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category allow attackers to gain privileges for an unintended sphere of control, access sensitive information, and execute arbitrary commands.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published