MS04-006: WINS Server Remote Overflow (830352) (uncredentialed check)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 15912


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.


The remote Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) is affected by a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a specially crafted packet with improperly advertised lengths.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 15912

File Name: wins_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.26 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2004/12/06

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 10150

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Excluded KB Items: SMB/not_windows

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0825

BID: 9624

OSVDB: 3903

MSFT: MS04-006

MSKB: 830352

CWE: 20