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: $Revision: 1.30 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2009/04/15

Modified: 2017/08/09

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/12/09

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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

BID: 29769, 32718, 34469, 34470

OSVDB: 50567, 53662, 53663, 53664

IAVA: 2009-A-0032

MSFT: MS09-010

MSKB: 921606, 923561, 933399, 960476

EDB-ID: 6560

CWE: 20, 119, 399