MS10-010: Vulnerability in Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Could Allow Denial of Service (977894)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 44420


A local attacker can crash the remote host.


The remote host is affected by a denial of service flaw that exists in Hyper-V. A local attacker can leverage this to crash all the VMs on the remote host.

To successfully exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need an account on one of the remote VMs and be able to execute arbitrary code on it.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2008 and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44420

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-010.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/9/2010

Updated: 8/5/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2010-0026

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

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-2010-0026

BID: 38113

CWE: 20

IAVB: 2010-B-0012-S

MSFT: MS10-010

MSKB: 977894