MS05-040: Vulnerability in Telephony Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (893756)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19403


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the Telephony service.


The remote host contains a version of the Telephony service that is vulnerable to a security flaw that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code and take control of the remote host.

On Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 the server must be enabled and only authenticated user can try to exploit this flaw.

On Windows 2000 Pro and Windows XP this is a local elevation of privilege vulnerability.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19403

File Name: smb_nt_ms05-040.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.30 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2005/08/09

Modified: 2017/08/09

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/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: 2005/08/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/08/09

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0058

BID: 14518

OSVDB: 18606

MSFT: MS05-040

MSKB: 893756