MS15-038: Vulnerabilities in Windows could allow elevation of privilege: April 14, 2015

Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Windows. These vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to the system and runs a specially crafted application. To exploit these vulnerabilities, an attacker would first have to log on to the system. The security update addresses the vulnerabilities by correcting how Windows validates impersonation events. For more information about the vulnerabilities, see the "More Information" section.

Introduction

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-038. To learn more about this security bulletin:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates:
Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware:
Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:
International Support

More Information

Known issues and more information about this security update

The following articles contain more information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed under each article link.
  • 3045685 MS15-038: Description of the security update for Windows April 14, 2015
  • 3045999 MS15-038: Description of the security update for Windows April 14, 2015
Security update deployment information

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.



File hash information
Properties

Article ID: 3049576 - Last Review: Apr 14, 2015 - Revision: 1

Feedback