MS12-055: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2731847)

High Nessus Plugin ID 61530

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description

The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability in the kernel-mode drivers due to a use-after-free error.

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/ms12-055

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61530

File Name: smb_nt_ms12-055.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2012/08/15

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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: 2012/08/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/08/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2527

BID: 54873

MSFT: MS12-055

MSKB: 2731847