MS15-119: Security Update for Winsock to Address Elevation of Privilege (3104521)

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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 due to a flaw in Winsock in which a call is made to a
memory address without verifying that the address is valid. An
authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially
crafted application, to gain elevated privileges on the host.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS15-119

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 : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 86826 ()

Bugtraq ID: 77478

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2478

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