MS02-008: XML Core Services patch (318203)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 10866
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Local files can be retrieved through the web client.


The remote host is running a version of Internet Explorer that could allow an attacker to read local files on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to lure a victim on the remote system into visiting a rogue website.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10866

File Name: smb_nt_ms02-008.nasl

Version: 1.39

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/24/2002

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:xml_core_services

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/21/2002

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/15/2001

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0057

BID: 3699

CERT: 328163

MSFT: MS02-008

MSKB: 318202, 318203, 317244