MS08-049: Vulnerabilities in Event System Could Allow Remote Code Execution (950974)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the
Microsoft Event System.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a vulnerability in the Event
System that might allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the
remote host.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker with valid login
credentials would need to send a malformed subscription request to the
remote Event System.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003,
Vista and 2008.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 33878 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30584

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1457

Ready to Scan Unlimited IPs & Run Compliance Checks?

Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!

Buy Now

Combine the Power of Nessus with the Ease of Cloud

Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!

Begin Free Trial