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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-1674

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 does not properly validate an unspecified address, which allows local users to bypass the KASLR protection mechanism, and consequently discover the cng.sys base address, via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2015-05-13 Last Update Date : 2019-05-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 254

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows Kernel security feature bypass vulnerability - CVE-2015-1674 (MS15-052) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28699 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-1674

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 8 - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 8.1 - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Rt - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 8 1
Microsoft Windows 8.1 1
Microsoft Windows Rt 1
Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 2

- References For CVE-2015-1674
BID 74488 Microsoft Windows Kernel CVE-2015-1674 Local Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2015-05-14
SECTRACK 1032292
MS MS15-052

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-1674

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