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

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VPR Score: 5.9

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: 2013/02/12

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

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: 2013/02/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/12

Reference Information

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

BID: 57854, 57855, 57856

MSFT: MS13-017

MSKB: 2799494