MS13-058: Vulnerability in Windows Defender Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2847927)

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The remote host has a version of Windows Defender installed that is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability. An attacker with valid login credentials who successfully exploits this vulnerability can execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.


Microsoft has released a patch for Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 67215

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-058.nasl

Version: 1.10

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: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_defender

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/9/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3154

BID: 60981

MSFT: MS13-058

MSKB: 2847927

IAVA: 2013-A-0137