MS15-060: Vulnerability in Microsoft Common Controls Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3059317)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution
vulnerability due to a user-after-free error in Microsoft Common
Controls. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by
convincing a user to click a specially crafted link, resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms15-060

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: 84056 ()

Bugtraq ID: 75017

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1756

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