MS12-041: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2709162)

High Nessus Plugin ID 59459

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Windows host is affected by several vulnerabilities in the Kernel-Mode drivers that could allow elevation of privilege :

- Flaws in the way the Windows kernel-mode drivers manage driver objects could be exploited to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode. (CVE-2012-1864, CVE-2012-1865, CVE-2012-1866)

- Windows kernel-mode drivers do not properly allocate memory when handling fonts, which could be exploited to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode. (CVE-2012-1867)

- A race condition exists in the way that the kernel deals with specific thread creation attempts. This could be exploited to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode.
(CVE-2012-1868)

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2012/ms12-041

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59459

File Name: smb_nt_ms12-041.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2012/06/13

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: 2012/06/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/06/12

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1864, CVE-2012-1865, CVE-2012-1866, CVE-2012-1867, CVE-2012-1868

BID: 53815, 53816, 53817, 53819, 53820

MSFT: MS12-041

MSKB: 2709162