MS06-008: Vulnerability in Web Client Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (911927)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 20908


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.


The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the Web Client service that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need credentials to log into the remote host.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 20908

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-008.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.26 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2006/02/14

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/02/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/02/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0013

BID: 16636

OSVDB: 23134

MSFT: MS06-008

MSKB: 911927