MS10-036: Vulnerability in COM Validation in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (983235)

high Nessus Plugin ID 46843


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VPR Score: 7.4


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


The remote host contains a vulnerable version of Microsoft Office 2003 or 2007. Opening a specially crafted Office file can result in arbitrary code execution. A remote attacker can exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted Office file.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2003 and 2007.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 46843

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-036.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/9/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_nt_ms02-031.nasl, office_installed.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:word, cpe:/a:microsoft:excel, cpe:/a:microsoft:publisher, cpe:/a:microsoft:visio, cpe:/a:microsoft:powerpoint

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/8/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/8/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1263

BID: 40574