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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 18027

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VPR Score: 7.4


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: 2005/04/12

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 10785

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC: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: 2005/04/12

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