MS10-003: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office (MSO.DLL) Could Allow Remote Code Execution (978214)

high Nessus Plugin ID 44413



Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft Office.


The remote host contains a vulnerable version of Microsoft Office XP.
Opening a specially crafted Office file can result in a buffer overflow. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a malicious Office file.


Microsoft has released a patch for Office XP.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44413

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-003.nasl

Version: 1.25

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/9/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/9/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/9/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0243

BID: 38073

CWE: 119

MSFT: MS10-003

MSKB: 977896