KB5023752: Windows Server 2012 Security Update (March 2023)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 172531


The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host is missing security update 5023752. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities

- Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2023-23415)

- Remote Procedure Call Runtime Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2023-21708, CVE-2023-23405, CVE-2023-24869, CVE-2023-24908)

- Windows Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2023-23385)

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


Apply Security Update 5023752 or Cumulative Update 5023756

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 172531

File Name: smb_nt_ms23_mar_5023752.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/14/2023

Updated: 4/13/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-23415


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/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: 3/14/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-21708, CVE-2023-23385, CVE-2023-23394, CVE-2023-23401, CVE-2023-23402, CVE-2023-23403, CVE-2023-23404, CVE-2023-23405, CVE-2023-23406, CVE-2023-23407, CVE-2023-23409, CVE-2023-23410, CVE-2023-23412, CVE-2023-23413, CVE-2023-23414, CVE-2023-23415, CVE-2023-23416, CVE-2023-23420, CVE-2023-23421, CVE-2023-23422, CVE-2023-23423, CVE-2023-24856, CVE-2023-24857, CVE-2023-24858, CVE-2023-24859, CVE-2023-24861, CVE-2023-24862, CVE-2023-24863, CVE-2023-24864, CVE-2023-24865, CVE-2023-24866, CVE-2023-24867, CVE-2023-24868, CVE-2023-24869, CVE-2023-24870, CVE-2023-24872, CVE-2023-24876, CVE-2023-24906, CVE-2023-24907, CVE-2023-24908, CVE-2023-24909, CVE-2023-24910, CVE-2023-24911, CVE-2023-24913

IAVA: 2023-A-0135-S, 2023-A-0139-S

MSFT: MS23-5023752, MS23-5023756

MSKB: 5023752, 5023756