MS05-046: Vulnerability in the Client Service for NetWare Could Allow Remote Code Execution (899589) (uncredentialed check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 20006
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VPR Score: 6.8


A flaw in the client service for NetWare may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


The remote host contains a version of the Client Service for NetWare that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

An attacker may exploit this flaw by connecting to the NetWare RPC service (possibly over IP) and triggering the overflow by sending a malformed RPC request.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 20006

File Name: smb_kb899589.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/11/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_nativelanman.nasl, smb_login.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.8

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:microsoft:windows:netwareclnt, cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: Host/OS/smb

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/11/2005

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1985

BID: 15066

MSFT: MS05-046

MSKB: 899589