MS08-022: Vulnerability in VBScript and JScript Scripting Engines Could Allow Remote Code Execution (944338)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31795


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


The remote host is running a version of Windows that contains a flaw in JScript.

An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by constructing a malicious JScript 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: Medium

ID: 31795

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-022.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.26 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2008/04/08

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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: 2008/04/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/04/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0083

BID: 28551

OSVDB: 44210, 44211

MSFT: MS08-022

MSKB: 944338

IAVB: 2008-B-0034

CWE: 94