MS09-010: Vulnerabilities in WordPad and Office Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (960477)

high Nessus Plugin ID 36148


It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote Windows host using a text converter.


The remote host contains a version of the Microsoft WordPad and/or Microsoft Office text converters that could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted file is opened.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2000 and XP as well as the Office 2003 File Converter Pack.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36148

File Name: smb_nt_ms09-010.nasl

Version: 1.33

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/15/2009

Updated: 8/5/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_converter_pack, cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/14/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/9/2008

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4841, CVE-2009-0087, CVE-2009-0088, CVE-2009-0235

BID: 32718, 34470, 29769, 34469

CWE: 119, 20, 399

IAVA: 2009-A-0032-S

MSFT: MS09-010

MSKB: 921606, 923561, 933399, 960476