MS08-059: Microsoft Host Integration Server (HIS) SNA RPC Request Remote Overflow (956695)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 34404


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Host Integration Server (HIS).


The remote host has HIS (Host Integration Server) installed. The version of this product contains a code execution vulnerability in its RPC interface.

An attacker could exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by making rogue RPC queries.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for HIS 2000, 2003 and 2006.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34404

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-059.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.26 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2008/10/15

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:host_integration_server

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/10/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/10/14

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3466

BID: 31620

OSVDB: 49068

MSFT: MS08-059

MSKB: 956695

IAVB: 2008-B-0074

CWE: 287