Windows XP/2003 is prone to Privilege Escalation vulnerability.
Successful exploitation could allow local administrators to bypass unspecified 'security software' and gain privileges. Impact Level: System
No solution or patch was made available for at least one year since disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.
The flaw is due to error in NtUserConsoleControl function in win32k.sys caused via a crafted call that triggers an overwrite of an arbitrary memory location.
Microsoft Windows XP SP2/SP3 and prior Microsoft Windows Server 2003 before SP1.
Updated on 2017-03-28