MS07-004: Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution (929969)

high Nessus Plugin ID 24000
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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the email client or the web browser.


The remote host is running a version of Internet Explorer or Outlook Express that is vulnerable to a bug in the Vector Markup Language (VML) handling routine that could allow an attacker execute arbitrary code on the remote host by sending a specially crafted email or by luring a user on the remote host into visiting a rogue website.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24000

File Name: smb_nt_ms07-004.nasl

Version: 1.38

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 1/9/2007

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:ie

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/9/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/9/2007

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0024

BID: 21930

MSFT: MS07-004

MSKB: 929969

CERT: 122084