CVE-2015-0008 (windows_2003_server, windows_7, windows_8, windows_8.1, windows_rt, windows_rt_8.1, windows_server_2008, windows_server_2012, windows_vista)

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2015-0008

Original release date: 02/10/2015

Last revised: 02/11/2015



The UNC implementation 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 does not include authentication from the server to the client, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by making crafted data available on a UNC share, as demonstrated by Group Policy data from a spoofed domain controller, aka “Group Policy Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.”


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):

Impact Subscore: 10.0

Exploitability Subscore: 6.5

CVSS Version 2 Metrics:

Access Vector: Local network exploitable

Access Complexity: Low

Authentication: Not required to exploit

Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MS

Name: MS15-011

Type: Advisory; Patch Information

External Source: CONFIRM


Type: Advisory; Patch Information

Technical Details

  • Insufficient Verification of Data Authenticity (CWE-345)

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Quality Assurance – 2/11/2015 12:18:07 PM
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