Date Discovered May 12, 2015
Description Microsoft Windows is prone to a local security-bypass vulnerability.
A local attacker can leverage this issue to bypass certain security restrictions and perform unauthorized actions.
- Microsoft Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems
- Microsoft Windows 8 for 64-bit Systems
- Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
- Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 64-bit Systems
- Microsoft Windows RT
- Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells. Allow only trusted individuals to have user accounts and local access to the resources.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
Credits lokihardt@ASRT, working with HP's Zero Day Initiative
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