Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 up to Server 2012 R2 Schannel cryptographic issues

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Windows (Operating System). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown function of the component Schannel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cryptographic issues vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-310. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was disclosed 05/12/2015 with Microsoft as MS15-055 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). It is possible to read the advisory at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-1716 since 02/17/2015. The exploitability is told to be difficult. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1600 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 83360 (MS15-055: Vulnerability in Schannel Could Allow Information Disclosure (3061518)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins.

Applying the patch MS15-055 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at technet.microsoft.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 19886.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (83360). Further details are available at krebsonsecurity.com. The entries 75247, 75248, 75249 and 75250 are pretty similar.

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Class: Cryptographic issues
CWE: CWE-310
ATT&CK: T1600

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Nessus ID: 83360
Nessus Name: MS15-055: Vulnerability in Schannel Could Allow Information Disclosure (3061518)
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Vendor: microsoft.com
Product: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS15-055
Organization: Microsoft
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-1716 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1032283 - Windows Schannel Weak Diffie-Hellman Ephemeral Key Length Lets Remote Users Decrypt TLS Sessions
Vulnerability Center: 50066 - [MS15-055] Microsoft Windows Schannel Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 74489 - Microsoft Windows CVE-2015-1716 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20140213
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Created: 05/13/2015 12:02 PM
Updated: 05/17/2022 08:38 AM
Changes: 05/13/2015 12:02 PM (72), 08/19/2018 08:13 PM (9), 05/17/2022 08:35 AM (2), 05/17/2022 08:38 AM (1)
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