MS15-011: Vulnerability in Group Policy Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000483)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81264


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to how the Group Policy service manages policy data when a domain-joined system connects to a domain controller. An attacker, using a controlled network, can exploit this to gain complete control of the host.

Note that Microsoft has no plans to release an update for Windows 2003 even though it is affected by this vulnerability.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81264

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-011.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/02/10

Modified: 2017/07/24

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: 2015/02/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/10

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0008

BID: 72477

OSVDB: 118181

CERT: 787252

MSFT: MS15-011

MSKB: 3000483

IAVA: 2015-A-0033