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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 112116
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote Windows host is missing a microcode update.

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f269f807

http://www.nessus.org/u?91f9cc84

http://www.nessus.org/u?48c16e64

http://www.nessus.org/u?31322060

http://www.nessus.org/u?cd4345c3

http://www.nessus.org/u?8c467280

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112116

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_aug_microcode.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/24/2018

Updated: 3/19/2021

Dependencies: smb_check_rollup.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl, enumerate_ms_azure_vm_win.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-3615

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

Risk Factor: Medium

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