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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows TCP/IP Stack Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows TCP/IP Stack Object Handling Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031190
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-4076   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 11 2014
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2003 SP2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows TCP/IP Stack. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger a object memory handling flaw during IOCTL processing and execute arbitrary commands on the target system with elevated privileges.

The vulnerability resides in tcpip.sys and tcpip6.sys.

Matt Bergin of KoreLogic Security reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:

Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems:

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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