MS15-072: Vulnerability in Windows Graphics Component Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3069392)

high Nessus Plugin ID 84744
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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 processing of bitmap conversions in the Windows graphics component. An authenticated attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted application, to gain administrative privileges.

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/ms15-072

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84744

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-072.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/14/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/14/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2364

MSFT: MS15-072

MSKB: 3069392