KB4015067: Security Update for the Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability (April 2017)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99305
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Windows host is missing security update KB4015067. It is, therefore, affected by a flaw in the VBScript engine due to improper handling of objects in memory. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to visit a malicious website or open a specially crafted document file, to execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Apply security update KB4015067.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0a7080c2

http://www.nessus.org/u?16f2aac4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99305

File Name: smb_nt_ms17_apr_4015067.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/12/2017

Updated: 11/13/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-0158

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/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: 4/11/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0158

BID: 97455

MSKB: 4015067

MSFT: MS17-4015067