MS15-085: Vulnerability in Mount Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3082487)

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Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability.

Description

The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Mount Manager component due to improper processing of symbolic links. A local attacker can exploit this vulnerability by inserting a malicious USB device into a user's system, allowing the writing of a malicious binary to disk and the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, RT, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2015/ms15-085

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85330

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-085.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/11/2015

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: 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: 8/11/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/11/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1769

BID: 76222

MSFT: MS15-085

MSKB: 3082487, 3071756

IAVA: 2015-A-0192