MS15-083: Vulnerability in Server Message Block Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3073921)

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


A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Windows due to improper handling of Server Message Block (SMB) logging activities. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to cause a memory corruption issue, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85321

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-083.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/11/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/11/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/11/2015

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2474

BID: 76220

TRA: TRA-2015-01

MSFT: MS15-083

MSKB: 3073921