MS15-020: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3041836) (EASYHOOKUP)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81735

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Windows Text Services due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website or open a specially crafted file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-0059)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists due to improper loading of DLL files. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website or remote network share, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-0096) (EASYHOOKUP)

EASYHOOKUP is one of multiple Equation Group vulnerabilities and exploits disclosed on 2017/04/14 by a group known as the Shadow Brokers.

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2015/ms15-020

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81735

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-020.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/03/10

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/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

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Microsoft Windows Shell LNK Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0081, CVE-2015-0096

BID: 72886, 72894

MSFT: MS15-020

MSKB: 3033889, 3039066

IAVA: 2015-A-0053