MS12-055: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2731847)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation
vulnerability in the kernel-mode drivers due to a use-after-free
error.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms12-055

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 61530 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54873

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2527

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