MS13-027: Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation Of Privilege (2807986)

High Nessus Plugin ID 65215


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


The remote host contains a flaw when Windows USB drivers improperly handle objects in memory. An attacker could exploit this issue to run arbitrary code in kernel mode to gain elevated 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: High

ID: 65215

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-027.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2013/03/12

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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: 2013/03/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/03/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1285, CVE-2013-1286, CVE-2013-1287

BID: 58359, 58360, 58361

OSVDB: 91155, 91156, 91157

MSFT: MS13-027

MSKB: 2807986

IAVA: 2013-A-0063