Date Discovered February 10, 2015
Description Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability.
Local attackers can exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges within the context of the application.
- 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 8 for 32-bit Systems
- Microsoft Windows 8 for x64-based Systems
- Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
- Microsoft Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
- Microsoft Windows RT
- Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium SP1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
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 James Forshaw of Google Project Zero
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