Microsoft Windows up to Server 2012 R2 ASLR access control

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Microsoft Windows up to Server 2012 R2 (Operating System). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block of the component ASLR. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10 allows local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application, aka "Kernel ASLR Bypass Vulnerability."

The weakness was published 09/08/2015 as MS15-097 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). It is possible to read the advisory at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-2529. Attacking locally is a requirement. The requirement for exploitation is a single authentication. 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 85877 (MS15-097: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3089656)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 91094 (Microsoft Graphics Component Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (MS15-097)).

Applying the patch MS15-097 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at technet.microsoft.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (85877). Similar entries are available at 77613, 77614, 77615 and 77616.

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

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Nessus ID: 85877
Nessus Name: MS15-097: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3089656)
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Patch: MS15-097

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Vendor: microsoft.com
Product: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS15-097
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-2529 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1033485 - Microsoft Graphics Component Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Vulnerability Center: 52535 - [MS15-097] Microsoft Windows Remote Bypass Restrictions of ASLR Protection Mechanism, High
SecurityFocus: 76602

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161215
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Created: 09/09/2015 10:06 AM
Updated: 06/14/2022 05:13 PM
Changes: 09/09/2015 10:06 AM (47), 05/03/2019 08:02 AM (18), 06/14/2022 04:58 PM (1), 06/14/2022 05:05 PM (7), 06/14/2022 05:13 PM (1)
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