MS08-065: Microsoft Windows Message Queuing Service RPC Request Handling Remote Code Execution (951071)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 34410


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.


The remote version of Windows is affected by a vulnerability in Microsoft Message Queuing Service (MSMQ).

An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the SYSTEM privileges.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34410

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-065.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: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/10/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3479

BID: 31637

OSVDB: 49060

MSFT: MS08-065

MSKB: 951071

CWE: 20