Microsoft Windows Trusted Boot CVE-2015-2552 Local Security Bypass Vulnerability

2015-10-13T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-77014
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2015-10-13T00:00:00

Description

Description

Microsoft Windows is prone to a local security-bypass vulnerability. A local attacker can leverage this issue to bypass certain security restrictions and perform unauthorized actions.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
  • 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 64-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows RT
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Recommendations

Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Allow only trusted individuals to have user accounts and local access to the resources.

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