MS07-008: Vulnerability in HTML Help ActiveX Control Could Allow Remote Code Execution (928843)

High Nessus Plugin ID 24332


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


The remote host contains a version of the HTML Help ActiveX control that is vulnerable to a security flaw that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by constructing a malicious web page and entice a victim to visit this web page.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24332

File Name: smb_nt_ms07-008.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.32 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2007/02/13

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/02/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/02/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0214

BID: 22478

OSVDB: 31884

MSFT: MS07-008

MSKB: 928843

IAVA: 2007-A-0014

CERT: 563756