MS08-045: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (953838)

High Nessus Plugin ID 33874


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


The remote host is missing the IE cumulative security update 953838.

The remote version of IE is vulnerable to several flaws that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista and 2008.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33874

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-045.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.26 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2008/08/13

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

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: 2008/08/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2254, CVE-2008-2255, CVE-2008-2256, CVE-2008-2257, CVE-2008-2258, CVE-2008-2259

BID: 28295, 30610, 30611, 30612, 30613, 30614

OSVDB: 47414, 47415, 47416, 47417, 47418, 47419

MSFT: MS08-045

MSKB: 953838

CWE: 20, 399