CVE-2015-0002 Detail

Current Description

The AhcVerifyAdminContext function in ahcache.sys in the Application Compatibility component in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 does not verify that an impersonation token is associated with an administrative account, which allows local users to gain privileges by running AppCompatCache.exe with a crafted DLL file, aka MSRC ID 20544 or "Microsoft Application Compatibility Infrastructure Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."


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Hyperlink Resource
http://secunia.com/advisories/61277
http://twitter.com/sambowne/statuses/550384131683520512
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71972
http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-discloses-unpatched-windows-vulnerability/
https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=118 Exploit 
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2015/ms15-001
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99523
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99524

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-0002
NVD Published Date:
01/13/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018
Source:
Microsoft Corporation