Vulnerability

(MS13-077) Vulnerability in Windows Service Control Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2872339)

Publish date: October 09, 2013

CVE-2013-3862

SEVERITY

HIGH

//  ADVISORY DATE

09 OCT 2013


DESCRIPTION

This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker convinces an authenticated user to execute a specially crafted application. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker either must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally or must convince a user to run the attacker's specially crafted application.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)

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