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Windows Kernel security feature bypass vulnerability - CVE-2015-1674 (MS15-052)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28699

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2 and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 does not properly validate an unspecified address which allows local users to bypass the KASLR protection mechanism and consequently discover the cng.sys base address via a crafted application aka "Windows Kernel Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2015-1674
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