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Microsoft Windows Service Control Manager CVE-2013-3862 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability



Date Discovered

September 10, 2013


Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability that exists in the Windows Service Control Manager (SCM). An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with escalated privileges. Successfully exploiting this issue can lead to the complete compromise of the affected computer.

Technologies Affected

  • Avaya Aura Conferencing 6.0 SP1 Standard
  • Avaya Aura Conferencing 6.0 Standard
  • Avaya Aura Conferencing 6.0.0 Standard
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Client Registration Server 6.2
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Recording Server 6.2
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Streaming Server 6.2
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Web Conferencing Server 6.2
  • Avaya Meeting Exchange - Webportal 6.2
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1


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.


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