Security Updates for Windows 10 / Windows Server 2016 (September 2018) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119239

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 Spectre Variant 2 (CVE-2017-5715: Branch Target Injection) vulnerability.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?cd8152ab

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119239

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_sep_microcode.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/11/27

Modified: 2018/11/27

Dependencies: 93962, 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-5715

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715

MSKB: 4091664

MSFT: MS18-4091664