KB4601315: Windows 10 Version 1909 February 2021 Security Update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 146326


The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host is missing security update 4601315.
It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to gain elevated privileges.
(CVE-2021-1698, CVE-2021-1727, CVE-2021-1732, CVE-2021-24102, CVE-2021-24103, CVE-2021-25195)

- An information disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to disclose potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2021-1734, CVE-2021-24076, CVE-2021-24079, CVE-2021-24084, CVE-2021-24106)

- A denial of service (DoS) vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to cause the affected component to deny system or application services. (CVE-2021-24080, CVE-2021-24086, CVE-2021-24098)

- A remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication and execute unauthorized arbitrary commands. (CVE-2021-1722, CVE-2021-24074, CVE-2021-24077, CVE-2021-24081, CVE-2021-24083, CVE-2021-24088, CVE-2021-24091, CVE-2021-24093, CVE-2021-24094)

- 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-2021-1731, CVE-2021-24082)


Apply Cumulative Update KB4601315.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 146326

File Name: smb_nt_ms21_feb_4601315.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/9/2021

Updated: 1/20/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-24094


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 2/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/9/2021

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Win32k ConsoleControl Offset Confusion)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-1698, CVE-2021-1722, CVE-2021-1727, CVE-2021-1731, CVE-2021-1732, CVE-2021-1734, CVE-2021-24074, CVE-2021-24076, CVE-2021-24077, CVE-2021-24078, CVE-2021-24079, CVE-2021-24080, CVE-2021-24081, CVE-2021-24082, CVE-2021-24083, CVE-2021-24084, CVE-2021-24086, CVE-2021-24088, CVE-2021-24091, CVE-2021-24093, CVE-2021-24094, CVE-2021-24098, CVE-2021-24102, CVE-2021-24103, CVE-2021-24106, CVE-2021-25195

MSKB: 4601315

MSFT: MS21-4601315

IAVA: 2021-A-0072-S, 2021-A-0093-S