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: $Revision: 1.23 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2010/02/09

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 11336, 27524, 57033

Risk Information

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0243

BID: 38073

OSVDB: 62235

MSFT: MS10-003

MSKB: 977896

CWE: 119