11 February 2015
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2015.0324 MS15-011: Vulnerability in Group Policy Could Allow Remote Code Execution 11 February 2015 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Microsoft Windows Publisher: Microsoft Operating System: Windows Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2015-0008 Original Bulletin: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-011 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Bulletin Number: MS15-011 Bulletin Title: Vulnerability in Group Policy Could Allow Remote Code Execution Severity: Critical KB Article: 3000483 Version: 1.0 Published Date: February 10, 2015 Description: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. A remote code execution vulnerability exists in how group policy receives and applies connection data when a domain-joined system connects to a domain controller. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. This security update is rated Critical for all supported editions of Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows RT 8.1. For more information, see the Affected Software section. Affected Software Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2003 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 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1 Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems Windows 8 for x64-based Systems Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows RT Windows RT 8.1 Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation) 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 is affected, but an update is not being issued for it. See the Update FAQ for more information. This update is available via Windows Update only. Vulnerability Information Group Policy Remote Code Execution Vulnerability - CVE-2015-0008 A remote code execution vulnerability exists in how Group Policy receives and applies policy data when a domain-joined system connects to a domain controller. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would have to convince a victim with a domain-configured system to connect to an attacker-controlled network. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system and then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. The security update addresses the vulnerability by improving how domain-configured systems connect to domain controllers prior to Group Policy accepting configuration data. This vulnerability has not been publicly disclosed. 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