Vulnerability

(MS14-045) Vulnerabilities in Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2984615)

Publish date: August 14, 2014

CVE-2014-0318,CVE-2014-4064,CVE-2014-1819

SEVERITY

HIGH

//  ADVISORY DATE

14 AUG 2014


DESCRIPTION

This update resolves the following vulnerabilities affecting several versions of Windows operating systems:

  • Win32k elevation of privilege vulnerability - when exploited, the attacker may execute any code on the vulnerable system.
  • Font double-fetch - when exploited, the attacker may execute and code on the vulnerable system.
  • Windows kernel pool allocation - when exploited, the attacker may be able to view sensitive information found in the Windows kernel.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • 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 8.1 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows RT
  • Windows RT 8.1
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • 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 8 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 8 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems

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