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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 18502


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 may 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: 18502

File Name: smb_kb896422.nasl

Version: 1.38

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 6/16/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.8


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: x-cpe:/a:microsoft:windows:smbsvr, cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: Host/OS

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/14/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/15/2005

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1206

BID: 13942

MSFT: MS05-027

MSKB: 896422