Microsoft Windows Kernel 'dxgkrnl.sys' CVE-2013-3888 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

2013-10-08T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-62831
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2013-10-08T00:00:00

Description

Description

Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability that is related to DirectX Graphics Kernel Subsystem. A local attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with kernel-level privileges. Successful exploits will result in the complete compromise of the affected computers. Failed exploit attempts may cause a denial-of-service condition.

Technologies Affected

  • Avaya Aura Conferencing Standard
  • Avaya CallPilot
  • Avaya Communication Server 1000 Telephony Manager
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Client Registration Server
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Recording Server
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Streaming Server
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Web Conferencing Server
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Webportal
  • Avaya Messaging Application Server
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (Server Core instal SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems (Server Core installation SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems (Server Core installat SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2

Recommendations

Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker requires local access to an affected computer. Grant local access for trusted and accountable users only.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.