MS11-054: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2555917)

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The remote Windows kernel is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


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

- Multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities exist due to the way that Windows kernel-mode drivers manage driver objects. (CVE-2011-1874, CVE-2011-1875, CVE-2011-1876, CVE-2011-1877, CVE-2011-1878, CVE-2011-1879, CVE-2011-1880, CVE-2011-1881, CVE-2011-1882, CVE-2011-1883, CVE-2011-1884, CVE-2011-1885, CVE-2011-1887, CVE-2011-1888)

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists due to the way that Windows kernel-mode drivers validate function parameters. (CVE-2011-1886)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55570

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-054.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/12/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/12/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/12/2011

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1888, CVE-2011-1882, CVE-2011-1881, CVE-2011-1875, CVE-2011-1878, CVE-2011-1883, CVE-2011-1884, CVE-2011-1885, CVE-2011-1886, CVE-2011-1874, CVE-2011-1887, CVE-2011-1876, CVE-2011-1879, CVE-2011-1877, CVE-2011-1880

BID: 48587, 48589, 48590, 48591, 48592, 48593, 48594, 48595, 48596, 48597, 48599, 48601, 48603, 48607

MSFT: MS11-054

MSKB: 2555917