Microsoft Windows Kernel Mode Driver CVE-2015-2518 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

2015-09-08T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-76607
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2015-09-08T00:00:00

Description

Description

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

Technologies Affected

  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Client Registration Server 6.0
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Client Registration Server 6.2
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Recording Server 6.0
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Recording Server 6.2
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Streaming Server 6.0
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Streaming Server 6.2
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Web Conferencing Server 6.0
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Web Conferencing Server 6.2
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Webportal 6.0
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Webportal 6.2
  • Microsoft Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows RT
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • 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 SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
  • 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.