MS03-005: Unchecked Buffer in XP Redirector (810577)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 11231


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.


The remote version of Windows contains a buffer overflow in the Windows Redirector service that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with SYSTEM privileges.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 11231

File Name: smb_nt_ms03-005.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.35 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2003/02/13

Modified: 2017/05/25

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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: 2003/02/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0004

BID: 6778

OSVDB: 13411

MSFT: MS03-005

MSKB: 810577