MS15-045: Vulnerability in Windows Journal Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3046002)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83362


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Windows running on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to a flaw in Windows Journal.
A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a specially crafted Journal file (.jnt), resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83362

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-045.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/05/12

Modified: 2017/07/24

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/05/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1675, CVE-2015-1695, CVE-2015-1696, CVE-2015-1697, CVE-2015-1698, CVE-2015-1699

BID: 74493, 74498, 74499, 74500, 74501, 74502

OSVDB: 121999, 122000, 122001, 122002, 122003, 122004

MSFT: MS15-045

MSKB: 3046002