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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-0016 (1 public exploit)

Directory traversal vulnerability in the TS WebProxy (aka TSWbPrxy) component in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 allows remote attackers to gain privileges via a crafted pathname in an executable file, as demonstrated by a transition from Low Integrity to Medium Integrity, aka "Directory Traversal Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2015-01-13 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 privilegesDirectory traversal
CWE ID 22

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Directory Traversal elevation of privilege vulnerability - CVE-2015-0016 (MS15-004) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28717 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-2015-0016

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 8 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 8.1 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Rt - Gold Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 - Gold Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 ~~~x64~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 1
Microsoft Windows 8 1
Microsoft Windows 8.1 1
Microsoft Windows Rt 1
Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 2
Microsoft Windows Vista 1

- References For CVE-2015-0016

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71965
BID 71965 Microsoft Windows CVE-2015-0016 Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-10-05
http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/cve-2015-0016-escaping-the-internet-explorer-sandbox/
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99516
XF win-ms15kb3025421-update(99516)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2015/ms15-004
MS MS15-004
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99515
XF ms-windows-cve20150016-priv-esc(99515)
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031524
SECTRACK 1031524
Exploit! http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/35983
EXPLOIT-DB 35983 MS15-004 Microsoft Remote Desktop Services Web Proxy IE Sandbox Escape Author:metasploit Release Date:2015-02-03 (windows) local
http://secunia.com/advisories/62076
SECUNIA 62076
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130201/MS15-004-Microsoft-Remote-Desktop-Services-Web-Proxy-IE-Sandbox-Escape.html

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-0016

MS15-004 Microsoft Remote Desktop Services Web Proxy IE Sandbox Escape
This module abuses a process creation policy in Internet Explorer's sandbox; specifically, Microsoft's RemoteApp and Desktop Connections runtime proxy, TSWbPrxy.exe. This vulnerability allows the attacker to escape the Protected Mode and execute code with Medium Integrity. At the moment, this module only bypass Protected Mode on Windows 7 SP1 and prior (32 bits). This module has been tested successfully on Windows 7 SP1 (32 bits) with IE 8 and IE 11.
Module type : exploit Rank : good Platforms : Windows


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