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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows OLE Integrity-Level Check Failure Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038240
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038240
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-0211   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 12 2017
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2012, 2012 R2, 8.1, RT 8.1, 10, 10 Version 1511, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 2016
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows OLE. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to cause an integrity-level check to fail and the application to run with medium integrity level.

James Forshaw of Google Project Zero reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available at:

https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4015217
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4015219
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4015221
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4015551
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4015583

A restart is required.

Vendor URL:  catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4015551 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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