MS15-008: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3019215)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80497


The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability in the WebDAV kernel-mode driver due to a failure to properly validate and enforce impersonation levels. This allows a local attacker to bypass impersonation-level security and gain elevated privileges, including the ability to intercept and alter WebDAV requests.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80497

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-008.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/01/13

Modified: 2017/07/24

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: 2015/01/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0011

BID: 71960

OSVDB: 116953

MSFT: MS15-008

MSKB: 3019215