MS08-063: Microsoft Windows SMB File Name Handling Remote Underflow (957095)

high Nessus Plugin ID 34408
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It is possible to crash the remote host due to a flaw in the 'server' service.


The remote host contains a memory corruption vulnerability in the 'Server' service that may allow an attacker to perform a denial of service against 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: 34408

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-063.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 10/15/2008

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/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: 10/14/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/14/2008

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4038

BID: 31647

MSFT: MS08-063

MSKB: 957095

CWE: 119