KB4598229: Windows 10 Version 1909 January 2021 Security Update

High Nessus Plugin ID 144884

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VPR Score: 9.6

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Windows host is missing security update 4598229.
It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A denial of service (DoS) vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to cause the affected component to deny system or application services. (CVE-2021-1679, CVE-2021-1691)

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to gain elevated privileges.
(CVE-2021-1642, CVE-2021-1646, CVE-2021-1648, CVE-2021-1649, CVE-2021-1650, CVE-2021-1651, CVE-2021-1652, CVE-2021-1653, CVE-2021-1654, CVE-2021-1655, CVE-2021-1659, CVE-2021-1661, CVE-2021-1662, CVE-2021-1680, CVE-2021-1681, CVE-2021-1682, CVE-2021-1685, CVE-2021-1686, CVE-2021-1687, CVE-2021-1688, CVE-2021-1689, CVE-2021-1690, CVE-2021-1693, CVE-2021-1694, CVE-2021-1695, CVE-2021-1697, CVE-2021-1702, CVE-2021-1704, CVE-2021-1706, CVE-2021-1709)

- A security feature bypass vulnerability exists. An attacker can exploit this and bypass the security feature and perform unauthorized actions compromising the integrity of the system/application. (CVE-2021-1638, CVE-2021-1669, CVE-2021-1674, CVE-2021-1678, CVE-2021-1683, CVE-2021-1684)

- An information disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to disclose potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2021-1637, CVE-2021-1645, CVE-2021-1656, CVE-2021-1672, CVE-2021-1676, CVE-2021-1696, CVE-2021-1699, CVE-2021-1708)

- A remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication and execute unauthorized arbitrary commands. (CVE-2021-1657, CVE-2021-1658, CVE-2021-1660, CVE-2021-1664, CVE-2021-1665, CVE-2021-1666, CVE-2021-1667, CVE-2021-1668, CVE-2021-1671, CVE-2021-1673, CVE-2021-1700, CVE-2021-1701, CVE-2021-1710)

- An memory corruption vulnerability exists. An attacker can exploit this to corrupt the memory and cause unexpected behaviors within the system/application (CVE-2021-1705)

Solution

Apply Cumulative Update KB4598229.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9ddc88c7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144884

File Name: smb_nt_ms21_jan_4598229.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2021/01/12

Updated: 2021/01/20

Dependencies: 57033, 93962, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-1706

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2021/01/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2021/01/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-1637, CVE-2021-1638, CVE-2021-1642, CVE-2021-1645, CVE-2021-1646, CVE-2021-1648, CVE-2021-1649, CVE-2021-1650, CVE-2021-1651, CVE-2021-1652, CVE-2021-1653, CVE-2021-1654, CVE-2021-1655, CVE-2021-1656, CVE-2021-1657, CVE-2021-1658, CVE-2021-1659, CVE-2021-1660, CVE-2021-1661, CVE-2021-1662, CVE-2021-1664, CVE-2021-1665, CVE-2021-1666, CVE-2021-1667, CVE-2021-1668, CVE-2021-1669, CVE-2021-1671, CVE-2021-1672, CVE-2021-1673, CVE-2021-1674, CVE-2021-1676, CVE-2021-1678, CVE-2021-1679, CVE-2021-1680, CVE-2021-1681, CVE-2021-1682, CVE-2021-1683, CVE-2021-1684, CVE-2021-1685, CVE-2021-1686, CVE-2021-1687, CVE-2021-1688, CVE-2021-1689, CVE-2021-1690, CVE-2021-1691, CVE-2021-1693, CVE-2021-1694, CVE-2021-1695, CVE-2021-1696, CVE-2021-1697, CVE-2021-1699, CVE-2021-1700, CVE-2021-1701, CVE-2021-1702, CVE-2021-1704, CVE-2021-1705, CVE-2021-1706, CVE-2021-1708, CVE-2021-1709, CVE-2021-1710

IAVA: 2021-A-0015, 2021-A-0022

MSKB: 4598229

MSFT: MS21-4598229