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

High Nessus Plugin ID 85321


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: 2015/08/11

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: 2015/08/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/08/11

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2474

BID: 76220

TRA: TRA-2015-01

MSFT: MS15-083

MSKB: 3073921