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

high Nessus Plugin ID 81734
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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: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/10/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 3/10/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/10/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0032

BID: 72910

MSFT: MS15-019

MSKB: 3030403, 3030398, 3030630