Microsoft Windows TCP/IP CVE-2014-4076 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

2014-11-11T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-70976
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2014-11-11T00:00:00

Description

Description

Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability. A local attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems SP2

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.