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: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 12/8/2015

Updated: 5/25/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-6175

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: 12/8/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/8/2015

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 6/15/2022

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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

BID: 78506, 78510, 78513, 78514

MSFT: MS15-135

MSKB: 3109094, 3116869, 3116900

IAVA: 2015-A-0299