Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Microsoft Management Console File Format Could Allow Denial of Service (3051768)
Name MS15-054 First vendor Publication 2015-05-12
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2015-05-12
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:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 1.9 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 3.4 Authentication None Required
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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (May 12, 2015): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow denial of service if a remote, unauthenticated attacker convinces a user to open a share containing a specially crafted .msc file. However, an attacker would have no way of forcing a user to visit the share or view the file.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-054

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29018
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29018
Title: Microsoft Management Console file format denial of service vulnerability - CVE-2015-1681 (MS15-054)
Description: Microsoft 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 allow local users to cause a denial of service via a crafted .msc file, aka "Microsoft Management Console File Format Denial of Service Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2015-1681
Version: 3
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 3
Os 2
Os 1

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2015-06-17 Microsoft Windows Explorer .msc file stack overflow attempt
RuleID : 34439 - Revision : 3 - Type : OS-WINDOWS
2015-06-17 Microsoft Windows Explorer .msc file stack overflow attempt
RuleID : 34438 - Revision : 3 - Type : OS-WINDOWS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2015-05-12 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms15-054.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2015-06-17 21:26:38
  • Multiple Updates
2015-05-14 00:28:50
  • Multiple Updates
2015-05-13 17:29:43
  • Multiple Updates
2015-05-13 13:28:09
  • Multiple Updates
2015-05-12 21:30:31
  • Multiple Updates
2015-05-12 21:16:56
  • First insertion