MS06-044: Vulnerability in Microsoft Management Console Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917008)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 22186
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Synopsis

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web or email client.

Description

The remote host is running a version of Windows that contains a flaw in the Management Console.

An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by constructing a malicious script and enticing a victim to visit a website or view a specially crafted email message.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2006/ms06-044

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22186

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-044.nasl

Version: 1.30

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/8/2006

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/8/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/8/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3643

BID: 19417

CWE: 79

CERT: 927548

MSFT: MS06-044

MSKB: 917008