KB4015195: Security Update for the Win32k Information Disclosure Vulnerability (April 2017)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99307


The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is missing a security update KB4015195. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- An information disclosure vulnerability in the win32k component due to improper handling of kernel information. A local attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted application,to disclose sensitive information. (CVE-2017-0058)

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when the Win32k component fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. (CVE-2017-0155)


Apply security update KB4015195.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99307

File Name: smb_nt_ms17_apr_4015195.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2017/04/12

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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


Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/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: 2017/04/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/04/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0058, CVE-2017-0155

BID: 97462, 97471

OSVDB: 155335, 155337

MSKB: 4015195

MSFT: MS17-4015195