MS15-085: Vulnerability in Mount Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3082487)
High Nessus Plugin ID 85330
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionMicrosoft 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.