Microsoft Windows Kernel 'Win32k.sys' CVE-2017-0263 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability



Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability.

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

Information

Bugtraq ID: 98258
Class: Design Error
CVE: CVE-2017-0263

Remote: No
Local: Yes
Published: May 09 2017 12:00AM
Updated: Jul 12 2017 04:06PM
Credit: Mikhail Tsvetkov of Positive Technologies, Thomas Dupuy and Jessy Campos of ESET, and Dhanesh Kizhakkinan of FireEye Inc
Vulnerable: Microsoft Windows Server 2016 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 1703 for x64-based Systems 0
Microsoft Windows 10 version 1703 for 32-bit Systems 0
Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems 0
Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems 0
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.
This vulnerability is being exploited as part of the cyber espionage campaign identified in SYMC MATI report - 300622.


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