MS15-094: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3089548)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85845
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The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Internet Explorer installed on the remote host is missing Cumulative Security Update 3089548. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, the majority of which are remote code execution vulnerabilities. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these issues by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

Note that the majority of the vulnerabilities addressed by Cumulative Security Update 3089548 are mitigated by the Enhanced Security Configuration (ESC) mode which is enabled by default on Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85845

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-094.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 9/8/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:ie

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/8/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/8/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2483, CVE-2015-2484, CVE-2015-2485, CVE-2015-2486, CVE-2015-2487, CVE-2015-2489, CVE-2015-2490, CVE-2015-2491, CVE-2015-2492, CVE-2015-2493, CVE-2015-2494, CVE-2015-2496, CVE-2015-2498, CVE-2015-2499, CVE-2015-2500, CVE-2015-2501, CVE-2015-2541, CVE-2015-2542

BID: 76570, 76571, 76572, 76573, 76574, 76575, 76576, 76577, 76578, 76579, 76580, 76581, 76582, 76583, 76584, 76585, 76586

MSFT: MS15-094

MSKB: 3087038, 3081455