Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services Could Allow Information Disclosure (3045711)
Name MS15-040 First vendor Publication 2015-04-14
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2015-04-14
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:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 5.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 4.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (April 14, 2015): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user leaves their browser open after logging off from an application, and an attacker reopens the application in the browser immediately after the user has logged off.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-040

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

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

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28782
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28782
Title: Active Directory Federation Services information disclosure vulnerability - CVE-2015-1638 (MS15-040)
Description: Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 3.0 on Windows Server 2012 R2 does not properly handle logoff actions, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging an unattended workstation, aka "Active Directory Federation Services Information Disclosure Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2015-1638
Version: 6
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Product(s): Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 3

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2015-04-16 IAVM : 2015-B-0051 - Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services Information Disclosure Vulnera...
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0059913

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2015-04-14 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms15-040.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2016-04-27 04:56:24
  • Multiple Updates
2015-10-18 17:26:32
  • Multiple Updates
2015-04-16 05:30:19
  • Multiple Updates
2015-04-15 13:28:35
  • Multiple Updates
2015-04-15 05:31:37
  • Multiple Updates
2015-04-14 21:30:23
  • Multiple Updates
2015-04-14 21:17:04
  • First insertion