MS15-020: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3041836) (EASYHOOKUP)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple remote code execution
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Windows
Text Services due to improper handling of objects in
memory. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability
by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted
website or open a specially crafted file, resulting in
the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-0059)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists due to
improper loading of DLL files. A remote attacker can
exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to visit
a specially crafted website or remote network share,
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-0096) (EASYHOOKUP)

EASYHOOKUP is one of multiple Equation Group vulnerabilities and
exploits disclosed on 2017/04/14 by a group known as the Shadow
Brokers.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS15-020

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008,
7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.4
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:ND/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 81735 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72886
72894

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0081
CVE-2015-0096

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