MS15-014: Vulnerability in Group Policy Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3004361)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a security downgrade

Description :

The version of Windows running on the remote host is affected by a
security downgrade vulnerability that affects workstations and servers
configured to use Group Policy. A man-in-the-middle attacker, via
modified domain controller responses sent to targeted systems, can
cause the policy file to become corrupted and unreadable, resulting in
the Group Policy settings reverting to their default, potentially less
secure, state.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 81267 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72476

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0009

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