MS15-117: Security Update for NDIS to Address Elevation of Privilege (3101722)
High Nessus Plugin ID 86824
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 Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS) due to a failure to check the length of a buffer prior to copying it into memory. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability, via a specially crafted application, to gain elevated privileges on the system.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.