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CVE-2015-2527 Detail

Current Description

The process-initialization implementation in win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT Gold and 8.1, and Windows 10 does not properly constrain impersonation levels, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76599 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033485 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2015/ms15-097 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/38199/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_rt:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2527
NVD Published Date:
09/08/2015
NVD Last Modified:
05/14/2019