MS04-043: Vulnerabilities in HyperTerminal (873339)

high Nessus Plugin ID 15964


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through HyperTerminal.


The remote host contains a version of the HyperTerminal software that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by tricking a victim into using Hyperterminal to log into a rogue host.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 15964

File Name: smb_nt_ms04-043.nasl

Version: 1.34

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 12/14/2004

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/14/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/14/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0568

BID: 11916

MSFT: MS04-043

MSKB: 873339