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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2015-0078
Last Modified 28 Aug 2015 12:36:36
Published 11 Mar 2015 06:59:07
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2015-0078

Summary

win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 does not properly validate the token of a calling thread, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 8 -

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 -

  • Microsoft Windows Rt -

  • Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 -

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 -

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2


References

MS - MS15-023

SECTRACK - 1031897

BID - 72902

Related Patches

MS15-023 Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB3034344)

MS15-023 Security Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB3034344)

MS15-023 Security Update for Windows Vista (KB3034344)

MS15-023 Security Update for Windows Vista x64 (KB3034344)

MS15-023 Security Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 (KB3034344)

MS15-023 Security Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 (KB3034344)

MS15-023 Security Update for WEPOS and POSReady 2009 (KB3034344)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:55:47