Current Description

The kernel in Microsoft Windows NT 3.1 through Windows 7, including Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, and Windows Server 2008 Gold and SP2, when access to 16-bit applications is enabled on a 32-bit x86 platform, does not properly validate certain BIOS calls, which allows local users to gain privileges by crafting a VDM_TIB data structure in the Thread Environment Block (TEB), and then calling the NtVdmControl function to start the Windows Virtual DOS Machine (aka NTVDM) subsystem, leading to improperly handled exceptions involving the #GP trap handler (nt!KiTrap0D), aka "Windows Kernel Exception Handler Vulnerability."

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 21, 2010
Last ModifiedFebruary 26, 2019
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-264
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.2
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 2000sp4*******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 7-*******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt3.1*******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Server 2003*sp2******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Server 2008**itanium*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Server 2008**x32*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Server 2008**x64*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Server 2008*sp2x64*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Server 2008-sp2itanium*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Server 2008sp2x32******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Vista********
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Vista**x64*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Vista*sp1x64*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Vista*sp2x64*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Vistasp1*******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Vistasp2*******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Xp-*******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Xp-sp2x64*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Xpsp3*******

Vulnerable Software List

Microsoft Windows Xp -, sp3
Microsoft Windows 7 -
Microsoft Windows Vista *, sp1, sp2
Microsoft Windows 2000 sp4
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 *
Microsoft Windows Nt 3.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 *, -, sp2


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