MS13-046: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2840221)
High Nessus Plugin ID 66422
SynopsisThe Windows kernel on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe Windows kernel on the remote host has the following vulnerabilities :
- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Microsoft DirectX graphics kernel subsystem.
- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Windows kernel-mode driver. (CVE-2013-1333, CVE-2013-1334)
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.