Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Information Disclosure (3029944)
Name MS15-016 First vendor Publication 2015-02-10
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2015-02-10
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:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 4.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (February 10, 2015): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user browses to a website containing a specially crafted TIFF image. This vulnerability would not allow an attacker to execute code or to elevate their user rights directly, but it could be used to obtain information that could be used to try to further compromise the affected system.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-016

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-200 Information Exposure

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28731
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28731
Title: TIFF Processing information disclosure vulnerability - CVE-2015-0061 (MS15-016)
Description: Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 do not properly initialize memory for TIFF images, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted image file, aka "TIFF Processing Information Disclosure Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2015-0061
Version: 5
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Vista
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

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Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2015-02-10 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms15-016.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2015-02-11 21:27:39
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-11 13:24:12
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2015-02-11 09:27:03
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-10 21:26:50
  • Multiple Updates
2015-02-10 21:16:39
  • First insertion