MS05-015: Vulnerability in the Hyperlink Object Library may allow code execution (888113)

High Nessus Plugin ID 16330


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


The remote host is running a version of Windows that contains a flaw in the Hyperlink Object Library that can be abused to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to construct a malicious hyperlink and lure a victim into clicking it.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16330

File Name: smb_nt_ms05-015.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.32 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2005/02/08

Modified: 2017/08/09

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/02/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0057

BID: 12479

OSVDB: 13609

MSFT: MS05-015

CERT: 820427

MSKB: 888113