Executive Summary

Summary
TitleVulnerability in Windows Application Compatibility Cache Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3023266)
Informations
NameMS15-001First vendor Publication2015-01-13
VendorMicrosoftLast vendor Modification2015-01-13
Severity (Vendor) ImportantRevision1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score7.2Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (January 13, 2015): V1.0 (January 13, 2015): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to a system and runs a specially crafted application. An authenticated attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could bypass existing permission checks that are performed during cache modification in the Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility component and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-001

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28664
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28664
Title: Graphics component information disclosure vulnerability - CVE-2015-0002 (MS15-001)
Description: The AhcVerifyAdminContext function in ahcache.sys in the Application Compatibility component in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 does not verify that an impersonation token is associated with an administrative account, which allows local users to gain privileges by running AppCompatCache.exe with a crafted DLL file, aka MSRC ID 20544 or "Microsoft Application Compatibility Infrastructure Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2015-0002
Version: 3
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1
Os1
Os1
Os1
Os1
Os1
Os2

Snort® IPS/IDS

DateDescription
2015-02-11Microsoft Windows identity token authorization bypass attempt
RuleID : 32966 - Revision : 5 - Type : OS-WINDOWS
2015-02-11Microsoft Windows identity token authorization bypass attempt
RuleID : 32965 - Revision : 5 - Type : OS-WINDOWS

Metasploit Database

idDescription
2014-09-30 MS15-001 Microsoft Windows NtApphelpCacheControl Improper Authorization Check

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2015-01-13Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms15-001.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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2016-04-27 04:54:22
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2015-02-22 05:22:07
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2015-02-11 21:23:44
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2015-01-15 05:28:40
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2015-01-14 13:23:37
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2015-01-14 05:29:30
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2015-01-13 21:27:49
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2015-01-13 21:18:00
  • First insertion