MS KB953839: Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33881


The remote Windows host is missing a security update containing ActiveX kill bits.


The remote host is missing a list of kill bits for ActiveX controls that are known to contain vulnerabilities.

If these ActiveX controls are ever installed on the remote host, either now or in the future, they would expose it to various security issues.


Microsoft has released an advisory for KB953839.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33881

File Name: smb_kb_953839.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.23 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/08/13

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/WindowsVersion

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5605, CVE-2007-5606

BID: 27539, 29531, 29532, 30548

OSVDB: 40889, 46232, 46233

MSKB: 953839