MS06-018: Vulnerability in Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Could Allow DoS (913580) (uncredentialed check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 21334


A vulnerability in MSDTC could allow remote code execution.


The remote version of Windows contains a version of MSDTC (Microsoft Data Transaction Coordinator) service that is affected by several remote code execution and denial of service vulnerabilities.

An attacker may exploit these flaws to obtain complete control of the remote host (2000, NT4) or to crash the remote service (XP, 2003).


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 21334

File Name: smb_kb913580.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/10/2006

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: Critical

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: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: Services/DCE/906b0ce0-c70b-1067-b317-00dd010662da

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/9/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/9/2006

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0034, CVE-2006-1184

BID: 17905, 17906

MSFT: MS06-018

MSKB: 913580