MS15-048: Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3057134)
High Nessus Plugin ID 83356
SynopsisThe version of the .NET Framework installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is running a version of the Microsoft .NET Framework that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :
- A denial of service vulnerability exists in the Microsoft .NET Framework due to a recursion flaw that occurs when decrypting XML data. A remote attacker can exploit this, via specially crafted XML data, to degrade the performance of a .NET website. (CVE-2015-1672)
- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Microsoft .NET Framework due to improper handling of objects in memory by .NET's Windows Forms (WinForms) libraries. A remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted partial trust application, to escalate privileges. (CVE-2015-1673)
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for .NET Framework 1.1 SP1, 2.0 SP2, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4.0, 4.5, 4.5.1, and 4.5.2.