Posts Tagged ‘vulnerability in Windows’

dangerous flaw in windowsMicrosoft patches two critical vulnerabilities in the Windows:

  • Directory traversal attack CVE-2015-0016 (vulnerability exists in the TS WebProxy Windows component)
  • Buffer Overflow Vulnerability CVE-2015-0014 (A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Windows Telnet service)

Bypass security restrictions in Microsoft Windows (Directory traversal attack)

Danger level: High
The presence of fixes: Yes
The number of vulnerabilities: 1 (more…)

Windows 7Found dangerous vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.

The flaw allows local users to gain escalated privileges on a system with an automatically mounted USB-drive.

Researcher in the field of information security Ginvael Koldvind discovered a vulnerability in the operating system Windows 7. The expert found that the vulnerability can proekspluatirovat by using USB-drive. The flaw allows local users to gain escalated privileges on a system with an automatically mounted USB-drive.

To exploit the vulnerability an attacker must have physical access to the target computer and have the credentials of a local unprivileged user.

Researchers have already sent a notice of vulnerability MSRC, where it fell to the team of developers Windows, involved the elimination of loopholes. (more…)