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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-3154

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."
Publish Date : 2013-07-09 Last Update Date : 2013-11-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Microsoft Windows Defender Improper Pathname Vulnerability - MS13-058 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17253 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-3154

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Windows Defender Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 2
Microsoft Windows Defender 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 1

- References For CVE-2013-3154

http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2013/07/09/assessing-risk-for-the-july-2013-security-updates.aspx CONFIRM
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-058
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-058 MS13-058 - Important : Vulnerability in Windows Defender Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2847927) - Version: 1.0 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.0 (July 9, 2013): Bulletin published. Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Windows Defender for Windows 7 and Windows Defender when installed on Windows Server 2008 R2. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege due to the pathnames used by Windows Defender. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute arbitrary code and take complete control of an affected system. The attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. An attacker must have valid logon credentials to exploit this vulnerability. The vulnerability could not be exploited by anonymous users.Release Date:2013-07-09
http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA13-190A
CERT TA13-190A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-3154

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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