Published: 25/11/2008 Updated: 11/10/2018
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 | Impact Score: 10 | Exploitability Score: 3.4
VMScore: 695
Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Summary

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Device IO Control in iphlpapi.dll in Microsoft Windows Vista Gold and SP1 allows local users in the Network Configuration Operator group to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via a large invalid PrefixLength to the CreateIpForwardEntry2 method, as demonstrated by a "route add" command. NOTE: this issue might not cross privilege boundaries.

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// source: wwwsecurityfocuscom/bid/32357/info // Microsoft Windows Vista is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because of insufficient boundary checks // Local attackers could exploit this issue to cause denial-of-service conditions Given the nature of this issue, attackers may also be able to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM-l ...