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

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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: 4/14/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 4/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2015

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