MS15-038: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3049576)

High Nessus Plugin ID 82774

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities :

- A elevation of privilege vulnerability exists due to NtCreateTransactionManager type confusion that allows an authenticated attacker to bypass impersonation-level security checks by running a specially crafted application. (CVE-2015-1643)

- A elevation of privilege vulnerability exists due to a MS-DOS device name handling flaw that allows an authenticated attacker to bypass impersonation-level security checks by running a specially crafted application. (CVE-2015-1644)

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/ms15-038

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82774

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-038.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/04/14

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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: 2015/04/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/14

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1643, CVE-2015-1644

BID: 73998, 74014

MSFT: MS15-038

MSKB: 3045685, 3045999

IAVA: 2015-A-0091