MS08-060: Microsoft Windows Active Directory LDAP(S) Request Handling Remote Overflow (957280)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 34405


It is possible to execute arbitrary code through Active Directory on the remote host.


The remote version of Active Directory contains a vulnerability when processing LDAP requests. An attacker can exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote Active Directory server.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34405

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-060.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: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: 2008/10/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/10/14

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4023

BID: 31609

OSVDB: 49058

MSFT: MS08-060

MSKB: 957280

CWE: 399