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The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in Windows Journal :
- Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist in
Windows Journal due to improper handling of specially
crafted Journal (.jnt) files. A remote, unauthenticated
attacker can exploit these by convincing a user to open
a malicious Journal file, resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
(CVE-2015-2513, CVE-2015-2514, CVE-2015-2519,
- A denial of service vulnerability exists in Windows
Journal due to improper handling of specially crafted
Journal (.jnt) files. A remote, unauthenticated attacker
can exploit this by convincing a user to open a
malicious Journal file, resulting in a loss of data.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2,
8, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 85876 ()
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