MS15-068: Vulnerabilities in Windows Hyper-V Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3072000)

high Nessus Plugin ID 84762
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities in Hyper-V :

- An error exists in how Hyper-V handles packet size memory initialization in guest virtual machines. An authenticated attacker with access to a guest virtual machine can exploit this by running a specially crafted application to execute arbitrary code in a host context.
(CVE-2015-2361)

- An error exists in how Hyper-V initializes system data structures in guest virtual machines. An authenticated attacker with access to a guest virtual machine can exploit this by running a specially crafted application to execute arbitrary code in a host context.
(CVE-2015-2362)

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2015/ms15-068

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84762

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-068.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/15/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, wmi_enum_server_features.nbin, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/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-2015-2361, CVE-2015-2362

MSFT: MS15-068

MSKB: 3046339, 3046359

IAVB: 2015-B-0091