KB4551762: Windows 10 Version 1903 and Windows 10 Version 1909 OOB Security Update (ADV200005)(CVE-2020-0796)

High Nessus Plugin ID 134428


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is missing security update 4551762. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. The vulnerability exists in the way that the Microsoft Server Message Block 3.1.1 (SMBv3) protocol handles certain requests. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the ability to execute code on the target server or client.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134428

File Name: smb_nt_ms20_mar_4551762.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2020/03/12

Updated: 2020/04/17

Dependencies: 93962, 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-0796

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/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: 2020/03/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/03/12

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SMBv3 Compression Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-0796

MSKB: 4551762

MSFT: MS20-4551762