MS10-005: Vulnerability in Microsoft Paint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (978706)

High Nessus Plugin ID 44415


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft


The remote Windows host is running a version of Microsoft Paint that
has an integer overflow vulnerability that can be triggered when
decoding JPEG images.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a
specially crafted JPEG image file using Microsoft Paint, he may be
able to leverage these issues to execute arbitrary code subject to the
user's privileges.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, and

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44415

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-005.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2010/02/09

Modified: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0028

BID: 38042

MSFT: MS10-005

IAVB: 2010-B-0014

MSKB: 978706

CWE: 189