MS07-043: Vulnerability in OLE Automation Could Allow Remote Code Execution (921503)

High Nessus Plugin ID 25881


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


The remote host contains a version of Microsoft Windows that is affected by a vulnerability in the OLE Automation component that could be abused by an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

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 web site or view a specially crafted email message.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25881

File Name: smb_nt_ms07-043.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.30 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2007/08/14

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/08/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/08/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2224

BID: 25282

OSVDB: 36387

MSFT: MS07-043

MSKB: 921503

CWE: 119, 189