MS15-085: Vulnerability in Mount Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3082487)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege
vulnerability in the Mount Manager component due to improper
processing of symbolic links. A local attacker can exploit this
vulnerability by inserting a malicious USB device into a user's
system, allowing the writing of a malicious binary to disk and the
execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-085

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
2008 R2, 8, RT, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 85330 ()

Bugtraq ID: 76222

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1769

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