MS15-099: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3089664)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85879

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Windows host has a version of Microsoft Office, Excel, Excel Viewer, SharePoint Server, Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack, Microsoft Office Web Apps, and/or Microsoft SharePoint Foundation installed that is affected by one or more of the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to open a specially crafted file in Microsoft Office, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2015-2520, CVE-2015-2521, CVE-2015-2523)

- A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in SharePoint due to improper sanitization of user-supplied web requests. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability, via a specially crafted web request, to execute arbitrary script code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2015-2522)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office due to improper handling of malformed graphics images. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a file or visit a website containing a specially crafted EPS image binary, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2015-2545)

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2007, 2010, 2013, 2013 RT, 2016, SharePoint Server 2013, Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack, and Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013.

See Also

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-099

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85879

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-099.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/09/09

Updated: 2018/07/30

Dependencies: 84669, 13855, 27524, 57033, 74250

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:excel, cpe:/a:microsoft:excel_viewer, cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_web_apps_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:sharepoint_foundation, cpe:/a:microsoft:sharepoint_server

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/09/08

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2520, CVE-2015-2521, CVE-2015-2522, CVE-2015-2523, CVE-2015-2545

BID: 76561, 76562, 76564, 76588, 76667