MS15-040: Vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services Could Allow Information Disclosure (3045711)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 82776
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The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) due to a failure to properly log off a user. A local attacker, by reopening an application from which a user has logged off, can exploit this to obtain user information to which the AD FS server has access.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Server 2012 R2

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82776

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-040.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/14/2015

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-1638


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1638

BID: 74002

MSFT: MS15-040

MSKB: 3045711