MS KB969898: Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 39350


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 about this.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 39350

File Name: smb_kb_969898.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.25 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/06/10

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0024, CVE-2008-2475, CVE-2009-0208

BID: 33918, 35218, 35247, 35248

OSVDB: 52830, 54968, 82563

MSKB: 969898

CWE: 78, 94