|Windows Kernel issues identified
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Microsoft Windows is exposed to multiple security issues that occur in the Windows kernel "Win32k.sys" kernel mode device driver. Multiple local privilege escalation issues are caused by a NULL pointer dereference error that occurs due to a failure to properly manage pointers to certain kernel driver objects. Multiple local privilege escalation issues occur because an use-after-free error occurs due to improper driver object management.
A local information disclosure issue occurs because it fails to properly validate certain function parameters. This vulnerability currently affects the following: Windows XP SP3 and x64 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP1 and SP2, Windows Server 2008 and Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7 and Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 and x64 SP1 are affected.
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