KB5030279: Windows Server 2012 Security Update (September 2023)

high Nessus Plugin ID 181306


The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host is missing security update 5030279. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities

- DHCP Server Service Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2023-38162)

- Windows GDI Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2023-36804, CVE-2023-38161)

- DHCP Server Service Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2023-36801, CVE-2023-38152)

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 5030279 or Cumulative Update 5030278

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 181306

File Name: smb_nt_ms23_sep_5030279.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 9/12/2023

Updated: 10/13/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-38161


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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: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: 9/12/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/12/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-36801, CVE-2023-36804, CVE-2023-38139, CVE-2023-38141, CVE-2023-38142, CVE-2023-38143, CVE-2023-38144, CVE-2023-38149, CVE-2023-38152, CVE-2023-38160, CVE-2023-38161, CVE-2023-38162

IAVA: 2023-A-0471-S, 2023-A-0472-S

MSFT: MS23-5030278, MS23-5030279

MSKB: 5030278, 5030279