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Microsoft Windows Audio Service Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities

The Windows Audio service in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 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 web site, as demonstrated by execution of web script in Internet Explorer, aka ‘Windows Audio Service Vulnerability.’

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Microsoft Windows OLE Package Manager Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted OLE object in an Office document, as exploited in the wild with a ‘Sandworm’ attack in June through October 2014, aka ‘Windows OLE Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.’

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Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol Audit Security Bypass Vulnerabilities

The audit logon feature in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 does not properly log unauthorized login attempts supplying valid credentials, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a series of attempts, aka ‘Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Failure to Audit Vulnerability.’

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Microsoft Windows Kernel ‘Win32k.sys’ Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities

win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, as exploited in the wild in October 2014, aka ‘Win32k.sys Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability.’

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Microsoft Windows FAT32 Disk Partition Driver Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities

fastfat.sys (aka the FASTFAT driver) in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Vista SP2, and Server 2008 SP2 does not properly allocate memory, which allows physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (reserved-memory write) by connecting a crafted USB device, aka ‘Microsoft Windows Disk Partition Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability.’

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