MS14-040: Vulnerability in Ancillary Function Driver (AFD) Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2975684)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a driver that allows elevation of

Description :

The remote Windows host contains a version of the Ancillary Function
Driver (afd.sys) that is affected by a privilege escalation
vulnerability. The flaw is due to the Ancillary Function Driver not
properly processing user-supplied input, leading to a double free
scenario, allowing a local attacker to elevate privileges by running a
specially crafted application.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003 SP2, Vista
SP2, 2008 SP2, 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 76409 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68394

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1767

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