MS13-077: Vulnerability in Windows Service Control Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2872339)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69836
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The remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is potentially affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Windows Service Control Manager.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 7 and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69836

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-077.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 9/11/2013

Updated: 11/27/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-3862


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

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

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/10/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/10/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3862

BID: 62182

MSFT: MS13-077

MSKB: 2872339

IAVB: 2013-B-0103