MS15-043: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3049563)

high Nessus Plugin ID 83358
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The remote host has a web browser installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Internet Explorer installed on the remote host is missing Cumulative Security Update 3049563. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, the majority of which are remote code execution vulnerabilities. An attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83358

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-043.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/12/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:ie

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/12/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/12/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1658, CVE-2015-1684, CVE-2015-1685, CVE-2015-1686, CVE-2015-1688, CVE-2015-1689, CVE-2015-1691, CVE-2015-1692, CVE-2015-1694, CVE-2015-1703, CVE-2015-1704, CVE-2015-1705, CVE-2015-1706, CVE-2015-1708, CVE-2015-1709, CVE-2015-1710, CVE-2015-1711, CVE-2015-1712, CVE-2015-1713, CVE-2015-1714, CVE-2015-1717, CVE-2015-1718

BID: 74504, 74505, 74506, 74507, 74508, 74509, 74510, 74511, 74512, 74513, 74514, 74515, 74516, 74517, 74518, 74519, 74520, 74521, 74522, 74530, 74606, 74607

MSFT: MS15-043

MSKB: 3049563