MS13-031: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2813170)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 65878


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


The Windows kernel on the remote host is affected by multiple race condition vulnerabilities, when the Windows kernel improperly handles objects in memory.

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: 65878

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-031.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/10/2013

Updated: 11/27/2019

Risk Information


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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-1294

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: 4/9/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/9/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1284, CVE-2013-1294

BID: 58861, 58862

MSFT: MS13-031

MSKB: 2813170