MS15-013: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3033857)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81266

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VPR Score: 2.7


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


The Microsoft Office installed on the remote host is affected by a security bypass vulnerability due to a failure to use the Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) security feature. By convincing a user to open a specially crafted Office file, a remote attacker can use this flaw to predict the memory offsets of specific instructions in a given call stack. The attacker can then utilize this information to more easily exploit additional vulnerabilities.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2007, 2010, and 2013.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81266

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-013.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/02/10

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 27524, 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 2.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/02/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6362

BID: 72467

MSFT: MS15-013

MSKB: 2910941, 2920748, 2920795, 3033857

IAVB: 2015-B-0018