MS15-016: Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Information Disclosure (3029944)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 81269


The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The version of Microsoft's Graphics Component installed on the remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability due to improperly handled uninitialized memory when parsing specially crafted TIFF image format files. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to browse to a website containing specially crafted TIFF image content, resulting in the disclosure of information.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81269

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-016.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/10/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/10/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/10/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0061

BID: 72456

MSFT: MS15-016

MSKB: 3029944