Microsoft Windows Kernel 'Win32k.sys' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability



Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability that occurs in the Windows kernel.

A local attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode with elevated privileges.

Information

Bugtraq ID: 90989
Class: Unknown
CVE:
Remote: No
Local: Yes
Published: May 11 2016 12:00AM
Updated: May 02 2017 04:05PM
Credit: Trustwave
Vulnerable: Microsoft Windows XP 0
Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 0
Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2 0
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 0
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 0
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems SP2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems SP2
Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Microsoft Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems 0
Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems 0
Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for x64-based Systems 0
Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for 32-bit Systems 0
Microsoft Windows 10 for x64-based Systems 0
Microsoft Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems 0


Not Vulnerable:

Exploit


Reports indicate that this issue is being exploited in the wild.


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