Security Updates for Windows 10 / Windows Server 2016 (August 2018) (Spectre) (Meltdown) (Foreshadow)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 112116
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VPR Score: 6


The remote Windows host is missing a microcode update.


The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, missing microcode updates to address Rogue System Register Read (RSRE), Speculative Store Bypass (SSB), L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF), and Branch Target Injection vulnerabilities.


Microsoft has released security updates for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112116

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_aug_microcode.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/24/2018

Updated: 11/26/2020

Dependencies: 57033, 13855, 99172, 93962

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-3615

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/21/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/21/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3615, CVE-2018-3620, CVE-2018-3639, CVE-2018-3640, CVE-2018-3646

BID: 104228, 104232, 105080

MSKB: 4346084, 4346085, 4346086, 4346087, 4346088

MSFT: MS18-4346084, MS18-4346085, MS18-4346086, MS18-4346087, MS18-4346088