MS15-045: Vulnerability in Windows Journal Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3046002)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution
vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Windows running on the remote host is affected by a
remote code execution vulnerability due to a flaw in Windows Journal.
A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user
to open a specially crafted Journal file (.jnt), resulting in
execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS15-045

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 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 : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 83362 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74493
74498
74499
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CVE ID: CVE-2015-1675
CVE-2015-1695
CVE-2015-1696
CVE-2015-1697
CVE-2015-1698
CVE-2015-1699

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