Win32K Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2015-2360)

  Severity: CRITICAL
  CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-2360
  Advisory Date: MAR 19, 2015


This vulnerability involves win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 and R2 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1. Once exploited it allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted application.