Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
TitleVulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3062577)
NameMS15-062First vendor Publication2015-06-09
VendorMicrosoftLast vendor Modification2015-06-09
Severity (Vendor) ImportantRevision1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score4.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (June 9, 2015): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker submits a specially crafted URL to a target site that, due to the vulnerability, fails to properly sanitize script embedded in the URL. Once an attacker has successfully submitted specially crafted script to a target site, any webpage on that site that contains the specially crafted script is a potential vector for cross-site scripting attacks.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-062

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-79Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28971
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28971
Title: Vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services could allow elevation of privilege - CVE-2015-1757 (MS15-062)
Description: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in adfs/ls in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1 and Server 2012 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the wct parameter, aka "ADFS XSS Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2015-1757
Version: 3
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Product(s): Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

2015-06-11IAVM : 2015-B-0072 - Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services Privilege Escalation Vulnerabi...
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0060963

Snort® IPS/IDS

2015-07-13Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services wct parameter cross site scrip...
RuleID : 34769 - Revision : 3 - Type : SERVER-IIS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2015-06-10Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms15-062.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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2015-10-18 17:26:35
  • Multiple Updates
2015-07-13 21:27:04
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2015-06-11 13:27:52
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2015-06-10 21:30:44
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2015-06-10 09:30:13
  • Multiple Updates
2015-06-09 21:30:52
  • Multiple Updates
2015-06-09 21:17:17
  • First insertion