MS15-023: Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3034344)

high Nessus Plugin ID 81737
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Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The 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)

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2015/ms15-023

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81737

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-023.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/10/2015

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-0078

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 3/10/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/10/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0077, CVE-2015-0078, CVE-2015-0094, CVE-2015-0095

BID: 72897, 72902, 72935, 72936

MSFT: MS15-023

MSKB: 3034344