CVE-2015-0009 (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-2015-0009

Original release date: 02/10/2015

Last revised: 02/11/2015



The Group Policy Security Configuration policy 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 allows man-in-the-middle attackers to disable a signing requirement and trigger a revert-to-default action by spoofing domain-controller responses, aka “Group Policy Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability.”


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):

Impact Subscore: 2.9

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 modification

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External Source: CONFIRM


Type: Advisory; Patch Information

External Source: MS

Name: MS15-014

Type: Advisory; Patch Information

Technical Details

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Quality Assurance – 2/11/2015 12:17:40 PM
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