MS03-023: Buffer Overrun In HTML Converter Could Allow Code Execution (823559)

High Nessus Plugin ID 11878


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web client.


The remote host contains a version of the HTML Converter module that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by constructing a malicious web page and enticing a victim to visit this web page.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11878

File Name: smb_nt_ms03-023.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.38 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2003/10/13

Modified: 2017/05/25

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9

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: 2003/07/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0469

BID: 8016

OSVDB: 2963

MSFT: MS03-023

CERT: 823260

MSKB: 823559