KB5005040: Windows 10 version 1507 LTS Security Update (August 2021)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 152422
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Windows host is missing security update 5005040.
It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication and execute unauthorized arbitrary commands. (CVE-2021-26424, CVE-2021-26432, CVE-2021-34530, CVE-2021-34533, CVE-2021-34534, CVE-2021-34535, CVE-2021-36936, CVE-2021-36937, CVE-2021-36947)

- An information disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to disclose potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2021-26433, CVE-2021-36926, CVE-2021-36932, CVE-2021-36933, CVE-2021-36938)

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to gain elevated privileges.
(CVE-2021-26425, CVE-2021-26426, CVE-2021-34483, CVE-2021-34484, CVE-2021-34536, CVE-2021-34537)

- An memory corruption vulnerability exists. An attacker can exploit this to corrupt the memory and cause unexpected behaviors within the system/application.
(CVE-2021-34480)

Solution

Apply Cumulative Update KB5005040.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?cab780fc

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 152422

File Name: smb_nt_ms21_aug_5005040.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/10/2021

Updated: 9/16/2021

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-36936

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8

CVSS v2

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 v3

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: 8/10/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-26424, CVE-2021-26425, CVE-2021-26426, CVE-2021-26432, CVE-2021-26433, CVE-2021-34480, CVE-2021-34483, CVE-2021-34484, CVE-2021-34530, CVE-2021-34533, CVE-2021-34534, CVE-2021-34535, CVE-2021-34536, CVE-2021-34537, CVE-2021-36926, CVE-2021-36932, CVE-2021-36933, CVE-2021-36936, CVE-2021-36937, CVE-2021-36938, CVE-2021-36947

MSKB: 5005040

MSFT: MS21-5005040

IAVA: 2021-A-0373-S, 2021-A-0374-S