Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Service Control Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3055642)
Name MS15-050 First vendor Publication 2015-05-12
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2015-05-12
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 (May 12, 2015): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows Service Control Manager (SCM), which is caused when SCM improperly verifies impersonation levels. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker can first log on to the system and then run a specially crafted application designed to increase privileges.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-050

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

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

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28932
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28932
Title: Service control manager elevation of privilege vulnerability - CVE-2015-1702 (MS15-050)
Description: The Service Control Manager (SCM) in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 does not properly constrain impersonation levels, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Service Control Manager Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2015-1702
Version: 3
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 3
Os 2
Os 1

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2015-05-14 IAVM : 2015-A-0107 - Microsoft Service Control Manager Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (MS15-050)
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0060651

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2015-05-12 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms15-050.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2015-10-18 17:26:33
  • Multiple Updates
2015-05-14 00:28:49
  • Multiple Updates
2015-05-13 17:29:41
  • Multiple Updates
2015-05-13 13:28:08
  • Multiple Updates
2015-05-12 21:30:30
  • Multiple Updates
2015-05-12 21:16:42
  • First insertion