MS15-042: Vulnerability in Windows Hyper-V Could Allow Denial of Service (3047234)

low Nessus Plugin ID 82778


The remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in Hyper-V which a local, authenticated attacker can exploit by using a crafted application running in a virtual machine session.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 8.1 x64 and 2012 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 82778

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-042.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/14/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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-2015-1647

BID: 74015

MSFT: MS15-042

MSKB: 3047234

IAVB: 2015-B-0049