MS10-015: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (977165)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 44425
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Synopsis

The Windows kernel is affected by two vulnerabilities allowing a local attacker to execute code with SYSTEM privileges.

Description

The remote Windows host is running a version of the Windows kernel that is affected by two vulnerabilities :

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the kernel due to the way it handles certain exceptions. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. An attacker could then install programs, view / change / delete data, or create new accounts with full user rights.
(CVE-2010-0232)

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the Windows kernel due to a double free condition. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. An attacker could then install programs, view / change / delete data, or create new accounts with full user rights.
(CVE-2010-0233)

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008 and 7.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2010/ms10-015

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44425

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-015.nasl

Version: 1.30

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/9/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/9/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/19/2010

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Windows SYSTEM Escalation via KiTrap0D)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0233, CVE-2010-0232

BID: 37864, 38044

MSFT: MS10-015

MSKB: 977165

CWE: 20