MS02-048: Flaw in Certificate Enrollment Control Could Allow Deletion of Digital Certificates (323172)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11144


It is possible to delete digital certificates on the remote host.


The remote host contains a version of the Certificate Enrollment control that may allow an attacker to delete certificates.

To exploit this vulnerability an attacker must create a rogue web server with SSL and lure the user to visit this site.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11144

File Name: smb_nt_ms02-048.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.33 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2002/10/24

Modified: 2017/05/26

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2002/08/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2002/08/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0699

BID: 5593

OSVDB: 864

MSFT: MS02-048

MSKB: 323172