CVE-2015-0004

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Description

The User Profile Service (aka ProfSvc) in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 allows local users to gain privileges by conducting a junction attack to load another user's UsrClass.dat registry hive, aka MSRC ID 20674 or "Microsoft User Profile Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/61927

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71967

https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=123

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2015/ms15-003

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99519

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99520

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-01-13

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
80492MS15-003: Vulnerability in Windows User Profile Service Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3021674)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high