Windows CSRSS vulnerability could allow escalation of privilege
Report ID: MS201304006
Compromise Type: privilege-escalation
Compromise From: local-system
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008
A vulnerability in Windows Client/Server Runtime Subsystem (CSRSS) could allow an attacker to execute code in the context of the local system.
Microsoft has released a security update to address a vulnerability in Windows Client/Server Runtime Subsystem (CSRSS), which was caused by improper handling of objects in memory. Upon successful exploitation, an attacker could be able to execute code in the context of the local system.
This issue has been resolved by correcting the way in handling objects in memory. Users are recommended to install the update to protect their system from possible exploit attempts.
Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-033)
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