MS11-097: Vulnerability in Windows Client/Server Run-time Subsystem Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2620712)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57283

Synopsis

The remote Windows host has a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description

The Windows Client/Server Run-time Subsystem (CSRSS) on the remote host has a privilege escalation vulnerability. Permissions are not properly validated when a lower-integrity process communicates a device event to a higher-integrity process. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges.

Solution

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

See Also

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms11-097

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57283

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-097.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2018/07/30

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/12/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3408

BID: 50972

MSFT: MS11-097

MSKB: 2620712