MS15-022: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3038999)

high Nessus Plugin ID 81757


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


The remote Windows host has a version of Microsoft Office, Office Compatibility Pack, Microsoft Word Viewer, Microsoft Excel Viewer, SharePoint Server, or Microsoft Office Web Apps that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist due to incorrectly handling objects and rich text format files in memory. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to open a specially crafted file using the affected software, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2015-0085, CVE-2015-0086, CVE-2015-0097)

- Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities exist due to improperly sanitized requests to affected SharePoint servers. An authenticated attacker, via a specially crafted request, can exploit these vulnerabilities to execute script code in the security context of the current user. (CVE-2015-1633, CVE-2015-1636)


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2007, 2010, 2013, Office Compatibility Pack, Microsoft Word Viewer, Microsoft Excel Viewer, SharePoint Server, and Office Web Apps.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81757

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-022.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/11/2015

Updated: 2/16/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:sharepoint_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_web_apps, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack, cpe:/a:microsoft:word_viewer, cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:excel_viewer

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-2015-0085, CVE-2015-0086, CVE-2015-0097, CVE-2015-1633, CVE-2015-1636

BID: 72899, 72911, 72917, 72919, 72922