Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3031432)
Name MS15-015 First vendor Publication 2015-02-10
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2015-02-10
Severity (Vendor) Important Revision 1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (February 10, 2015): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an authenticated attacker acquires administrator credentials and runs a specially crafted application designed to increase privileges.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-015

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28764
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28764
Title: Windows create process elevation of privilege vulnerability - CVE-2015-0062 (MS15-015)
Description: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that leverages incorrect impersonation handling in a process that uses the SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege privilege, aka "Windows Create Process Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2015-0062
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
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

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Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2015-02-12 IAVM : 2015-A-0035 - Microsoft Windows Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (MS15-015)
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0058747

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2015-02-10 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms15-015.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2015-10-18 17:26:28
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-12 00:26:27
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-11 13:24:12
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-11 09:27:03
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-10 21:26:50
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-10 21:16:27
  • First insertion