MS15-066: Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3072604)

high Nessus Plugin ID 84736


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


The VBScript scripting engine on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website or open a specially crafted Microsoft Office document, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008, and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84736

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-066.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/14/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/14/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2372

MSFT: MS15-066

MSKB: 3068364, 3068368, 3068404, 3072604