MS13-081: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2870008)
High Nessus Plugin ID 70333
SynopsisThe Windows kernel drivers on the remote host are affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host has the following vulnerabilities :
- Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist in the way the Windows kernel-mode driver parses OpenType and TrueType fonts. (CVE-2013-3128, CVE-2013-3894)
- Multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities exist in the Windows kernel-mode drivers. (CVE-2013-3879, CVE-2013-3880, CVE-2013-3880, CVE-2013-3888)
- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Windows USB drivers. (CVE-2013-3200)
An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could read arbitrary amounts of kernel memory or gain elevated privileges.
Note that the update was re-offered for Windows 7 and 2008 R2 as of January 14, 2014.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, Windows RT, and 2012.