MS14-045: Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2984615)

high Nessus Plugin ID 77163
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Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Windows kernel-mode driver due to improper usage of window handle thread-owned objects. A local attacker could execute a specially crafted application in kernel mode to take control of the system. (CVE-2014-0318).

- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Windows kernel-mode driver due to improper handling of objects in memory while processing font files. A local attacker could execute a specially crafted font file to escalate privileges. (CVE-2014-1819)

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the Windows kernel-mode driver due to improper handling of objects in memory. An attacker could exploit this issue to disclose information from kernel memory on the local system. (CVE-2014-4064).

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2014/ms14-045

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77163

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-045.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/12/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/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: 8/12/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/12/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0318, CVE-2014-1819, CVE-2014-4064

BID: 69142, 69143, 69144

MSFT: MS14-045

MSKB: 2976897, 2993651

IAVA: 2014-A-0124