Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th Jan 2010 22:45 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows I guess it's Windows-flaw-week or something. First, we had the Internet Explorer vulnerability used in the Google attack, and now we have a bug that's been sitting undetected in Windows NT for 17 years. The bug can be used to escalate privileges, but from what I understand, it only works locally (although that isn't made clear).
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f0dder
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In case anybody's interested (or wants proof), check these links:

http://x86asm.net/articles/calling-bios-from-driver-in-windows-xp-x...
http://www.geoffchappell.com/studies/windows/km/hal/api/x86bios/ind...

Edited 2010-01-21 01:37 UTC

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