Microsoft Windows up to Vista WebDAV Kernel-Mode Driver access control

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Windows up to Vista (Operating System). It has been classified as problematic. This affects some unknown functionality of the component WebDAV Kernel-Mode Driver. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was published 01/13/2015 by James Forshaw with Google Project Zero as MS15-008 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-0011 since 11/18/2014. Attacking locally is a requirement. A authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 80497 (MS15-008: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3019215)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins.

Applying the patch MS15-008 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (99527) and Tenable (80497). Similar entries are available at 68596, 68594, 68593 and 68592.







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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Nessus ID: 80497
Nessus Name: MS15-008: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3019215)
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Advisory: MS15-008
Researcher: James Forshaw
Organization: Google Project Zero
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-0011 (🔍)

X-Force: 99527
SecurityTracker: 1031531 - Microsoft Windows WebDAV Kernel-Mode Driver Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Vulnerability Center: 48035 - [MS15-008] Microsoft Windows Remote Host Privilege in the WebDAV Driver - CVE-2015-0011, Medium
SecurityFocus: 71960 - Microsoft Windows Kernel 'mrxdav.sys' CVE-2015-0011 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Secunia: 62154

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Created: 01/14/2015 11:07 AM
Updated: 03/02/2022 10:34 AM
Changes: 01/14/2015 11:07 AM (70), 04/07/2017 02:57 PM (11), 03/02/2022 10:28 AM (2), 03/02/2022 10:34 AM (1)
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