MS13-017: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2799494)

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Synopsis

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

Description

The 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.

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2013/ms13-017

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64578

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-017.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/12/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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-2013-1278, CVE-2013-1279, CVE-2013-1280

BID: 57854, 57855, 57856

MSFT: MS13-017

MSKB: 2799494