MS15-023: Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3034344)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81737
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe version of Windows running on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- Information disclosure vulnerabilities exist in the kernel-mode driver that can reveal portions of kernel memory. An attacker can exploit these and gain information about the system, which can then be used to launch further attacks. (CVE-2015-0077, CVE-2015-0094, CVE-2015-0095)
- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the kernel-mode driver due to improper validation of thread tokens. An authenticated attacker, using a specially crafted application, can exploit this issue to gain administrative credentials in order to elevate privileges. (CVE-2015-0078)
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.