Severity: High
  CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-1676,CVE-2015-1677,CVE-2015-1678,CVE-2015-1679,CVE-2015-1680,CVE-2015-1701
  Advisory Date: 27 May 2016

  DESCRIPTION

This security update addresses vulnerabilities found in Microsoft Windows. Once successfully exploited, it could allow elevation of privilege once attacker logs on locally and runs arbitrary code on the system thus compromising its security. This update also covers CVE-2015-1701, a Win32k elevation of privilege vulnerability that has been used in a targeted attack.

  SOLUTION

  AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION:

  • Windows Server 2003 R2 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 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 Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 8 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows RT 8.1
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows RT
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)