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Microsoft Windows Defender Improper Pathname Vulnerability - MS13-058

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17253

The signature-update functionality in Windows Defender on Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 relies on an incorrect pathname which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse application in the %SYSTEMDRIVE% top-level directory aka "Microsoft Windows 7 Defender Improper Pathname Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2013-3154
Product(s):