MS15-006: Vulnerability in Windows Error Reporting Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3004365)

low Nessus Plugin ID 80495


The remote Windows host is affected by a security feature bypass vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a vulnerability in the Windows Error Reporting service component that allows bypassing the 'Protected Process Light' security feature. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to gain access to the memory of a running process.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 80495

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-006.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 1/13/2015

Updated: 11/25/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/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: 1/13/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/13/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0001

BID: 71927

MSFT: MS15-006

MSKB: 3004365