MS15-028: Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3030377)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81742


The remote Windows host is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a security bypass vulnerability due to Windows Task Scheduler not properly validating and enforcing impersonation levels. Attackers can exploit this flaw to elevate privileges in order to execute files they have no permission to run.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81742

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-028.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/03/10

Modified: 2017/07/24

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

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-2015-0084

BID: 72913

OSVDB: 119383

MSFT: MS15-028

MSKB: 3030377

IAVB: 2015-B-0037