MS15-074: Vulnerability in Windows Installer Service Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3072630)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84745
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of Windows Installer Service installed on the remote Windows host is missing Cumulative Security Update 3072630. It is, therefore, affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Windows Installer service due to improperly running customized action scripts. A local attacker, using specially crafted code that gets executed by a vulnerable .msi package, can exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.