MS05-017: Vulnerability in MSMQ Could Allow Code Execution (892944) (uncredentialed check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 18027


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.


The remote version of Windows is affected by a vulnerability in Microsoft Message Queuing Service (MSMQ).

An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with SYSTEM privileges.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 18027

File Name: msmqs_overflow.nasl

Version: 1.30

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 4/12/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: Host/OS/smb

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/12/2005

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (MS05-017 Microsoft Message Queueing Service Path Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0059

BID: 13112

MSFT: MS05-017

MSKB: 892944