MS05-027: Vulnerability in SMB Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896422)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 18483


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the SMB implementation.


The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the Server Message Block (SMB) implementation that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

An attacker does not need to be authenticated to exploit this flaw.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 18483

File Name: smb_nt_ms05-027.nasl

Version: 1.39

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2005/06/14

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

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: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/06/14

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1206

BID: 13942

MSFT: MS05-027

CERT: 489397

MSKB: 896422