MS15-037: Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3046269)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation
vulnerability due to improper handling of invalid tasks in the Task
Scheduler. If a known invalid task is present on the system, a local
attacker can exploit the task to cause Task Scheduler to execute a
crafted application with System privileges, possibly gaining further
rights.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-037

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 7 and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 82793 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73989

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0098

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