MS15-063: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3063858)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84057

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description

The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability due to improper validation of user-supplied input to the Microsoft Windows LoadLibrary. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to place a specially crafted dynamic linked library (dll) file in a local directory or network share, and then by convincing a user to run an application that uses the malicious library, resulting in an elevation of privilege to full administrative rights.

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2015/ms15-063

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84057

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-063.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/06/09

Updated: 2019/11/22

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-1758

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/06/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1758

BID: 75004

MSFT: MS15-063

MSKB: 3063858

IAVA: 2015-A-0122