MS KB956391: Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34414


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 KB956391.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34414

File Name: smb_kb_956391.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/10/15

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

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

Reference Information

MSKB: 956391