Microsoft Windows Raw Image Extensions Library RCE (December 2021)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 158251


The Windows app installed on the remote host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerability.


The Windows 'Raw Image Extensions' app installed on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to app version 2.0.23022.0, or later via the Microsoft Store.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 158251

File Name: smb_nt_ms21_dec_raw_image.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/22/2022

Updated: 2/23/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-43214


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, WMI/Windows App Store/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/14/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-43214