Vulnerable component: Windows
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C
CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalation privileges on vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to incorrect handling of configuration parameters within Macrovision SafeDisc SECDRV.SYS driver, shipped by default with Windows XP and Windows 2003 operating systems. A local user pass specially crafted parameters to METHOD_NEITHER IOCTL and execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows a local unprivileged user to elevate his privileges and gain administrative access to vulnerable system.
Note: the vulnerability is being actively exploited.