MS17-018: Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (4013083)
High Nessus Plugin ID 97738
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected multiple elevation of privilege vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by multiple elevation of privilege vulnerabilities in the Windows kernel-mode driver due to improper handling of objects in memory. A local attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted application, to run arbitrary code in kernel mode.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, 10, and 2016.