MS15-135: Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers to Address Elevation of Privilege (3119075)

High Nessus Plugin ID 87264


The remote Windows host is affected by multiple elevation of privilege vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host is affected by multiple elevation of privilege vulnerabilities due to improper handling of objects in memory by the Windows kernel. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by running a specially crafted application, resulting in an elevation of privileges.


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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87264

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-135.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/12/08

Modified: 2017/07/24

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/12/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/12/08

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6171, CVE-2015-6173, CVE-2015-6174, CVE-2015-6175

BID: 78506, 78510, 78513, 78514

OSVDB: 131347, 131348, 131349, 131350

MSFT: MS15-135

MSKB: 3109094, 3116869, 3116900

IAVA: 2015-A-0299