MS07-042: Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (936227)

high Nessus Plugin ID 25880
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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 Windows XML Core Services.

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, XP, 2003 and Vista.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2007/ms07-042

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25880

File Name: smb_nt_ms07-042.nasl

Version: 1.40

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/14/2007

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

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:/a:microsoft:xml_core_services

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/14/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/14/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2223

BID: 25301

MSFT: MS07-042

MSKB: 936021, 936048

CERT: 361968

EDB-ID: 30493

CWE: 119, 189