#VU5552 Information disclosure


Published: 2020-03-18

Vulnerability identifier: #VU5552

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-1680

CWE-ID: CWE-401

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Microsoft

Description
The vulnerabiity allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists due to private address information leaking during a function call. A remote attacker can bypass the ASLR protection mechanism, gain access to sensitive information and use it to launch further attacks against the affected system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability results in information disclosure on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7, 8, 8.1, RT 8.1, Vista

Windows Server: 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2

CPE

External links
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms15-051


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.


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