Date Discovered April 9, 2013
Description Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability.
A local attacker can exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges and read arbitrary amounts of kernel memory.
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- Microsoft Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems
- Microsoft Windows 8 for 64-bit Systems
- Microsoft Windows RT
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker requires local access to an affected computer. Grant local access for trusted and accountable users only.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
Credits Gynvael Coldwind and Mateusz "j00ru" Jurczyk of Google Inc.
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