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

critical 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: Critical

ID: 134428

File Name: smb_nt_ms20_mar_4551762.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/12/2020

Updated: 2/23/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 10.0


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-0796


Risk Factor: Critical

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: 3/12/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/12/2020

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 8/10/2022

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (SMBv3 Compression Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-0796

MSFT: MS20-4551762

MSKB: 4551762