Security Update for Microsoft ASP.NET Core (November 2023) (CVE-2023-36038)

high Nessus Plugin ID 185883


The remote Windows host is affected by a ASP.NET Core vulnerability


The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service as referenced in the vendor advisory.
- ASP.NET Core Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2023-36038)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update .NET Core, remove vulnerable packages and refer to vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 185883

File Name: smb_nt_ms23_nov_aspdotnet_core_cve-2023-36038.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 11/16/2023

Updated: 4/29/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-36038


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:asp.net_core

Required KB Items: installed_sw/ASP .NET Core Windows

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/14/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-36038

IAVA: 2023-A-0617-S