MS15-019: Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3040297)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81734


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


The VBScript scripting engine installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website or open a specially crafted Microsoft Office document, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81734

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-019.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/03/10

Modified: 2017/07/24

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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: 2015/03/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/03/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0032

BID: 72910

OSVDB: 119353

MSFT: MS15-019

MSKB: 3030403, 3030398, 3030630