MS15-072 - Important: Vulnerability in Windows Graphics Component Could Allow Elevation of...

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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (July 14, 2015): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if the Windows graphics component fails to properly process bitmap conversions. An authenticated attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could elevate privileges on a targeted system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full administrative rights. An attacker must first log on to the system to exploit this vulnerability.

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