MS15-054: Vulnerability in Microsoft Management Console File Format Could Allow Denial of Service (3051768)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by a flaw due to a failure to
properly validate a destination buffer when retrieving icon
information from a specially crafted Microsoft Management Console
(.msc) file. An unauthenticated, remote attacker, by tricking a victim
into opening a malicious .msc file, can exploit this flaw to cause a
denial of service.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-15-191/
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms15-054

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 83363 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74486

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1681

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