Microsoft Security Advisory 979682
Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege
Published: January 20, 2010 | Updated: February 09, 2010
Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS10-015 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS10-015. The vulnerability addressed is the Windows Kernel Exception Handler Vulnerability - CVE-2010-0232.
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- V1.0 (January 20, 2010): Advisory published.
- V1.1 (January 22, 2010): Added links to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 979682 in the Issue References table and Additional Suggestion Actions section. Added a link to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 979682 to provide an automated Microsoft Fix it solution for the workaround, Disable the NTVDM subsystem.
- V2.0 (February 9, 2010): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin.
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