MS14-055: Vulnerability in Microsoft Lync Server Could Allow Denial of Service (2990928)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 77575
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Synopsis

The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Microsoft Lync Server installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- The Lync Server contains a flaw in how it handles exceptions, which can be exploited by a remote attacker to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4068)

- A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in the Lync Server due to a failure to properly sanitize user input.
An attacker can exploit this to obtain sensitive information from web sessions. (CVE-2014-4070)

- The Lync Server contains a flaw in how it handles NULL dereferences, which can be exploited by a remote attacker to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4071)

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and 2013.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2014/ms14-055

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77575

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-055.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 9/10/2014

Updated: 11/25/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-4070

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:lync_server

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/9/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/9/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4068, CVE-2014-4070, CVE-2014-4071

BID: 69579, 69586, 69592

MSFT: MS14-055

MSKB: 2982390, 2986072, 2982389, 2992965, 2982388, 2982385

IAVB: 2014-B-0123