Security Updates for Microsoft Lync Server 2013 (September 2019)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 131567
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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The Microsoft Lync Server installation on the remote host is missing a security update.


The Microsoft Lync Server installation on the remote host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerability :

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Lync 2013. An attacker who exploited it could read arbitrary files on the victim's machine. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker needs to instantiate a conference and modify the meeting link with malicious content and send the link to a victim. (CVE-2019-1209)


Microsoft has released KB4515509 to address this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 131567

File Name: smb_nt_ms19_sep_lync.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 12/3/2019

Updated: 12/4/2019

Dependencies: office_installed.nasl, microsoft_lync_server_installed.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-1209


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:lync

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/10/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/10/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-1209

BID: 108589

MSKB: 4515509

MSFT: MS19-4515509