MS15-049: Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3058985)

high Nessus Plugin ID 83354
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Synopsis

A multimedia application framework installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description

The version of Microsoft Silverlight installed on the remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability. A remote attacker can exploit this flaw, via a specially crafted Silverlight application, to execute arbitrary code with the same or higher level of permissions as the currently logged on user.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Silverlight 5.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2015/ms15-049

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83354

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-049.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/12/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, silverlight_detect.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:silverlight

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/12/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/12/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1715

BID: 74503

MSFT: MS15-049

MSKB: 3056819