Microsoft ASP.NET Core Privilege Escalation (March 2018)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111072


The Microsoft ASP.NET Core installations on the remote host contain vulnerable packages.


The remote Windows host has an installation of ASP.NET Core containing the packages HttpOverrides and/or Server.Kestrel.Core with versions 2.0.0 or 2.0.1 and therefore is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


Update HttpOverrides and/or Server.Kestrel.Core to version 2.0.2, remove the vulnerable versions and refer to the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111072

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_mar_aspdotnet_core_priv_esc.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/07/13

Updated: 2018/07/26

Dependencies: 104667

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0787

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:aspnet_core

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0787

BID: 103282