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

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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: 3/10/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 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: 3/10/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/10/2015

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