MS15-114: Security Update for Windows Journal to Address Remote Code Execution (3100213)

High Nessus Plugin ID 86821


The remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in Windows Journal due to improper parsing of Journal files. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a crafted Journal file, to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86821

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-114.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/11/10

Modified: 2017/07/24

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/11/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6097

BID: 77480

OSVDB: 130042

MSFT: MS15-114

MSKB: 3100213