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: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 1/13/2015

Updated: 11/25/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-0011

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: 1/13/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/13/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0011

BID: 71960

MSFT: MS15-008

MSKB: 3019215