MS KB960715: Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits

medium Nessus Plugin ID 35634


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 KB960715.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35634

File Name: smb_kb_960715.nasl

Version: 1.34

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/11/2009

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4252, CVE-2008-4253, CVE-2008-4254, CVE-2008-4255, CVE-2008-4256, CVE-2009-0305

BID: 33663

CWE: 119, 189, 264, 399

IAVA: 2008-A-0088, 2009-A-0016-S

IAVB: 2009-B-0009-S

MSKB: 960715