MS09-063: Vulnerability in Web Services on Devices API Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973565)

high Nessus Plugin ID 42437
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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the Web Services for Devices API (WSDAPI).


The remote Windows host is running a vulnerable version of WSDAPI.
Sending the affected service a packet with a specially crafted header can result in arbitrary code execution. An attacker on the same subnet could exploit this to take complete control of the system.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista and 2008.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42437

File Name: smb_nt_ms09-063.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 11/10/2009

Updated: 8/5/2020

Dependencies: ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2009-2512


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/10/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/10/2009

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2512

BID: 36919

CWE: 94

MSFT: MS09-063

MSKB: 973565

IAVA: 2009-A-0115-S