MS15-109: Security Update for Windows Shell to Address Remote Code Execution (3096443)
High Nessus Plugin ID 86366
SynopsisThe remote host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe 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)
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.