MS13-017: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2799494)
High Nessus Plugin ID 64578
SynopsisThe Windows kernel on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe Windows kernel on the remote host has the following vulnerabilities :
- Multiple race condition vulnerabilities exists. (CVE-2013-1278, CVE-2013-1279)
- A reference count vulnerability exists. (CVE-2013-1280)
A local attacker could exploit any of these vulnerabilities to elevate privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, and 2012.