Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Virtual Machine Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3035898)
Name MS15-017 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:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 6.9 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 3.4 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 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on an affected system. An attacker must have valid Active Directory logon credentials and be able to log on with those credentials to exploit the vulnerability.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-017

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

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

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2015-02-12 IAVM : 2015-A-0036 - Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (MS15-017)
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0058749

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2015-02-10 Name : The remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms15-017.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2015-10-18 17:26:28
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-12 00:26:28
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-11 13:24:12
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-11 09:27:04
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-10 21:26:50
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-10 21:16:33
  • First insertion