MS06-068: Vulnerability in Microsoft Agent Could Remote Code Execution (920213)

High Nessus Plugin ID 23645


It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host through the agent service.


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

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to set up a rogue website and lure a victim on the remote host into visiting it or have him load a malformed .ACF file.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 23645

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-068.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.28 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2006/11/14

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/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: 2006/11/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3445

BID: 21034

OSVDB: 30262

MSFT: MS06-068

MSKB: 920213