CVE-2015-0002

HIGH

Description

The AhcVerifyAdminContext function in ahcache.sys in the Application Compatibility component in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 does not verify that an impersonation token is associated with an administrative account, which allows local users to gain privileges by running AppCompatCache.exe with a crafted DLL file, aka MSRC ID 20544 or "Microsoft Application Compatibility Infrastructure Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/61277

http://twitter.com/sambowne/statuses/550384131683520512

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71972

http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-discloses-unpatched-windows-vulnerability/

https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=118

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2015/ms15-001

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99523

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99524

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-01-13

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH