MS15-046: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3057181)

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host has a version of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, SharePoint Server, SharePoint Foundation Server, or Microsoft Office Web Apps installed that is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to open a specially crafted file, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013, Word 2010, Word 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2010, PowerPoint 2013, PowerPoint Viewer, SharePoint Server Foundation 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, and Office Web Apps.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83416

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-046.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/05/13

Updated: 2018/07/30

Dependencies: 74250, 57033, 13855, 27524

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:excel, cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_web_apps, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_web_apps_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:powerpoint, cpe:/a:microsoft:powerpoint_viewer, cpe:/a:microsoft:sharepoint_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:word

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-2015-1682, CVE-2015-1683

BID: 74481, 74484