MS05-026: Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896358)

High Nessus Plugin ID 18482

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host contains a version of the HTML Help ActiveX control that is vulnerable to a security flaw that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by constructing a malicious web page and entice a victim to visit this web page.

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2005/ms05-026

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18482

File Name: smb_nt_ms05-026.nasl

Version: 1.37

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2005/06/14

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 2005/06/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/06/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1208

BID: 13953

MSFT: MS05-026

CERT: 851869

MSKB: 896358