Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Network Location Awareness Service Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3022777)
Name MS15-005 First vendor Publication 2015-01-13
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2015-01-13
Severity (Vendor) Important Revision 1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 6.1 Attack Range Adjacent network
Cvss Impact Score 6.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 6.5 Authentication None Required
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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (January 13, 2015): V1.0 (January 13, 2015): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow security feature bypass by unintentionally relaxing the firewall policy and/or configuration of certain services when an attacker on the same network as the victim spoofs responses to DNS and LDAP traffic initiated by the victim.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-005

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28297
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28297
Title: NLA Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability - CVE-2015-0006 (MS15-005)
Description: The Network Location Awareness (NLA) service in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2 does not perform mutual authentication to determine a domain connection, which allows remote attackers to trigger an unintended permissive configuration by spoofing DNS and LDAP responses on a local network, aka "NLA Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2015-0006
Version: 3
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

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Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2015-01-15 IAVM : 2015-B-0004 - Microsoft Network Location Awareness Service Security Bypass Vulnerability (M...
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0058201

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2015-01-13 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms15-005.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2015-10-18 17:26:26
  • Multiple Updates
2015-01-15 05:28:40
  • Multiple Updates
2015-01-14 13:23:38
  • Multiple Updates
2015-01-14 05:29:31
  • Multiple Updates
2015-01-13 21:27:50
  • Multiple Updates
2015-01-13 21:18:07
  • First insertion