KB4020535: Security Update for the Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability (May 2017)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104045


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


The remote Windows host is missing security update KB4020535. It is, therefore, affected by a flaw in the VBScript engine due to improper handling of objects in memory. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to visit a malicious website or open a specially crafted document file, to execute arbitrary code.


Apply security update KB4020535.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104045

File Name: smb_nt_ms17_may_4020535.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2017/10/20

Updated: 2019/11/12

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-0158

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/04/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0158

BID: 97455

MSKB: 4020535

MSFT: MS17-4020535