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From: dmaynor at gmail.com (David Maynor)
Subject: EEYE: Windows VDM #UD Local Privilege Escalation

Its not that ISS doesn't feel like its a problem, its just when you
let an attacker get to the point where they could run a local attack
its game over. ISS's goal is to stop the attacker from getting close
enogh to execute a local attack.


On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 10:30:27 -0400, KF_lists <kf_lists@...netops.com> wrote:
> ISS would like to have you believe otherwise...  when I contacted them
> about the Local SYSTEM escalation in BlackICE we went in circles over
> the fact that I feel that taking local SYSTEM on a win32 box IS a
> problem and they don't. They tryed to say some crap like "in all our
> years in the industry we have never had a customer state that local
> windows security was a concern... blah blah (paraphrasing)". And
> something along the lines of "Windows is not a true multi-user system
> (like unix) so local escalation means nothing."
> 
> -KF
> 
> 
> 
>  > Also, at least in MS Windows, it's my personal feeling that local
> > privilege escalation issues (particularly escalation to kernel or system
> > status) should be critical issues.  Whether people can run arbitrary
> > code on MS Windows systems these days isn't an exercise for the mind
> > anymore, it's an exercise of "go look at your neighbors computer and see
> > that it's done regularly".
> >
> 
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