MS02-006: Malformed SNMP Management Request Remote Overflow (314147)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 10865


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.


A buffer overrun is present in the SNMP service on the remote host. By sending a malformed management request, an attacker could cause a denial of service and possibly cause code to run on the system in the LocalSystem context.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and XP.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 10865

File Name: smb_nt_ms02-006.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.46 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2002/02/22

Modified: 2017/05/26

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2002/02/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2002/02/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0053

BID: 4089

OSVDB: 4850

CERT: 107186, 854306

MSFT: MS02-006

MSKB: 314147