How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Windows host contains a component that could allow remote
The remote Windows host contains a version of the Microsoft Active
Accessibility component that fails to properly restrict the path used
for loading external libraries.
If an attacker can trick a user into opening a file that resides in the
same directory as a specially crafted DLL file, he can leverage this
issue to execute arbitrary code in that DLL file subject to the user's
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 56449 ()
Bugtraq ID: 49976
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1247
Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.