MS13-053: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2850851)

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


The Windows kernel on the remote host has the following vulnerabilities :

- A memory allocation vulnerability exists.

- A dereference vulnerability exists. (CVE-2013-1340)

- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Windows kernel-mode driver. (CVE-2013-1345)

- A TrueType Font parsing vulnerability exists.

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists.

- A buffer overflow vulnerability exists. (CVE-2013-3173)

- A flaw exists in kernel-mode drivers in how linked lists pointers are handled in PATHREC objects. (CVE-2013-3660)

A remote 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: High

ID: 67210

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-053.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/10/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/17/2013

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Windows EPATHOBJ::pprFlattenRec Local Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1300, CVE-2013-1340, CVE-2013-1345, CVE-2013-3129, CVE-2013-3167, CVE-2013-3172, CVE-2013-3173, CVE-2013-3660

BID: 60051, 60946, 60947, 60948, 60949, 60950, 60951, 60978

EDB-ID: 25611, 25912, 26554, 33213

MSFT: MS13-053

MSKB: 2850851