KB4015068: Security Update for the LDAP Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (April 2017)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99306
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Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability.

Description

The remote Windows host is missing security update KB4015068. It is, therefore, affected by a flaw in LDAP due to buffer request lengths not being properly calculated. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via specially crafted traffic sent to a Domain Controller, to run processes with elevated privileges.

Solution

Apply security update KB4015068.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1cf789b2

http://www.nessus.org/u?25c40acd

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99306

File Name: smb_nt_ms17_apr_4015068.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-2017-0166

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/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-2017-0166

BID: 97446

MSKB: 4015068

MSFT: MS17-4015068