MS15-060: Vulnerability in Microsoft Common Controls Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3059317)

High Nessus Plugin ID 84056


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


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to a user-after-free error in Microsoft Common Controls. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to click a specially crafted link, resulting in the 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: 84056

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-060.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/06/09

Modified: 2017/07/24

Dependencies: 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: 2015/06/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1756

BID: 75017

OSVDB: 123061

MSFT: MS15-060

MSKB: 3059317

IAVA: 2015-A-0125