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

high Nessus Plugin ID 36148
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VPR Score: 8.9


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

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 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: 29769, 32718, 34469, 34470

IAVA: 2009-A-0032-S

MSFT: MS09-010

MSKB: 921606, 923561, 933399, 960476

EDB-ID: 6560

CWE: 20, 119, 399