MS15-109: Security Update for Windows Shell to Address Remote Code Execution (3096443)

high Nessus Plugin ID 86366

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Windows host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Windows shell due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a specially crafted toolbar object, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2015-2515)

- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Microsoft Tablet Input Band due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to gain the same user rights as the current user by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website. (CVE-2015-2548)

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2015/ms15-109

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86366

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-109.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 10/13/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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

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: 10/13/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/13/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2515, CVE-2015-2548

BID: 76981, 76989

MSFT: MS15-109

MSKB: 3080446, 3096443, 3093513, 3097617

IAVA: 2015-A-0245