CVE-ID

CVE-2009-1542

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM) in Microsoft Virtual PC 2004 SP1, 2007, and 2007 SP1, and Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1, does not enforce CPU privilege-level requirements for all machine instructions, which allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary kernel-mode code and gain privileges within the guest OS via a crafted application, aka "Virtual PC and Virtual Server Privileged Instruction Decoding Vulnerability."
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Date Entry Created
20090505 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20090505)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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