MS07-020: Vulnerability in Microsoft Agent Could Allow Remote Code Execution (932168)

High Nessus Plugin ID 25023


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


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


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25023

File Name: smb_nt_ms07-020.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.32 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2007/04/10

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: 2007/04/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1205

BID: 23337

OSVDB: 34009

MSFT: MS07-020

MSKB: 932168

IAVA: 2007-A-0021

CERT: 728057