KB5010395: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Security Update (February 2022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 157431


The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host is missing security update 5010395. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities
- An information disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to disclose potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2022-21998)

- A denial of service (DoS) vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to cause the affected component to deny system or application services. (CVE-2022-22002)

- A remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication and execute unauthorized arbitrary commands. (CVE-2022-21993)

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to gain elevated privileges.
(CVE-2022-21989, CVE-2022-21997, CVE-2022-21999, CVE-2022-22000, CVE-2022-22001)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Apply Cumulative Update 5010419 or Security Update 5010395

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 157431

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_feb_5010395.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/8/2022

Updated: 9/22/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21993


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-22718

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: 2/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/8/2022

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 4/15/2022, 5/10/2022

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (CVE-2022-21999 SpoolFool Privesc)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-21981, CVE-2022-21985, CVE-2022-21989, CVE-2022-21993, CVE-2022-21997, CVE-2022-21998, CVE-2022-21999, CVE-2022-22000, CVE-2022-22001, CVE-2022-22002, CVE-2022-22710, CVE-2022-22717, CVE-2022-22718

IAVA: 2022-A-0068-S, 2022-A-0074-S

MSFT: MS22-5010395, MS22-5010419

MSKB: 5010395, 5010419