MS13-016: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2778344)

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The Windows kernel on the remote host is affected by multiple race condition vulnerabilities.


The Windows kernel on the remote host has several race condition vulnerabilities. A local attacker could exploit any of these vulnerabilities to elevate privileges.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, and 2012.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64577

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-016.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/12/2013

Updated: 12/4/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-1277


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/12/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/12/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1248, CVE-2013-1249, CVE-2013-1250, CVE-2013-1251, CVE-2013-1252, CVE-2013-1253, CVE-2013-1254, CVE-2013-1255, CVE-2013-1256, CVE-2013-1257, CVE-2013-1258, CVE-2013-1259, CVE-2013-1260, CVE-2013-1261, CVE-2013-1262, CVE-2013-1263, CVE-2013-1264, CVE-2013-1265, CVE-2013-1266, CVE-2013-1267, CVE-2013-1268, CVE-2013-1269, CVE-2013-1270, CVE-2013-1271, CVE-2013-1272, CVE-2013-1273, CVE-2013-1274, CVE-2013-1275, CVE-2013-1276, CVE-2013-1277

BID: 57786, 57791, 57792, 57793, 57794, 57795, 57796, 57797, 57798, 57799, 57800, 57801, 57802, 57803, 57804, 57805, 57806, 57807, 57808, 57809, 57810, 57811, 57812, 57813, 57814, 57815, 57816, 57817, 57818, 57819

MSFT: MS13-016

MSKB: 2778344