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

high Nessus Plugin ID 86821
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2015/ms15-114

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86821

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-114.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 11/10/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

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: 11/10/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/10/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6097

BID: 77480

MSFT: MS15-114

MSKB: 3100213