MS15-029: Vulnerability in Windows Photo Decoder Component Could Allow Information Disclosure (3035126)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 81743


The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The version of Microsoft's Photo Decoder Component installed on the remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability due to improperly handled uninitialized memory when parsing specially crafted JPEG XR (.JXR) image format files. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to visit a website containing specially crafted JPEG image content, resulting in the disclosure of information.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81743

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-029.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/10/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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-2015-0076

BID: 72918

MSFT: MS15-029

MSKB: 3035126

IAVB: 2015-B-0034