Windows Kernel Memory Elevation Of Privilege Vulnerability
The information has been provided by Nils Sommer of bytegeist, working with Google Project Zero.
* 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, Windows RT Gold and 8.1, and Windows 10 Gold and 1511
Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability. A local attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode with elevated privileges.
Original release date: 11/11/2015
Last revised: 11/12/2015