Vulnerability

(MS13-031) Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2813170)

Publish date: May 14, 2013

CVE-2013-1284,CVE-2013-1294

SEVERITY

HIGH

//  ADVISORY DATE

14 MAY 2013


DESCRIPTION

This security update resolves two reported vulnerabilities in all versions Microsoft Windows. The vulnerabilities, if left unpatched, may allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to the system and runs a specially crafted application, and thus could take complete control of the system. An attacker must have valid login credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit these vulnerabilities.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition 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 x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows 8 for 64-bit Systems
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows RT
  • 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)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)

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