MS03-026 / MS03-039: Buffer Overrun In RPCSS Service Could Allow Code Execution (823980 / 824146)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 11790


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.


The remote host is running a version of Windows affected by several vulnerabilities in its RPC interface and RPCSS Service, that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code and gain SYSTEM privileges.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 11790

File Name: smb_nt_ms03-026.nasl

Version: 1.58

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/17/2003

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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:F/RL:O/RC:C

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: 9/10/2003

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/16/2003

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (MS03-026 Microsoft RPC DCOM Interface Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0352, CVE-2003-0528, CVE-2003-0605, CVE-2003-0715

BID: 8205, 8458, 8459, 8460

MSFT: MS03-026, MS03-039

CERT: 326746, 483492, 568148, 254236

MSKB: 824146