Vulnerability

(MS13-033) Vulnerability in Windows Client/Server Run-time Subsystem (CSRSS) Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2820917)

Publish date: May 14, 2013

CVE-2013-1295

SEVERITY

HIGH

//  ADVISORY DATE

14 MAY 2013


DESCRIPTION

This security update resolves a reported vulnerability in all editions of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008. The vulnerability, if left unpatched, may allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to a system and runs a specially crafted application. An attacker must have valid login credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)

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