MS10-070: Vulnerability in ASP.NET Could Allow Information Disclosure (2418042) (uncredentialed check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 49806


The version of the .NET framework installed on the remote host has an information disclosure vulnerability.


There is an information disclosure vulnerability in ASP.NET, part of the .NET framework. Information can be leaked due to improper error handling during encryption padding.

A remote attacker could exploit this to decrypt and modify an ASP.NET application's server-encrypted data. In .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and above, an attacker could exploit this to download any file within the ASP.NET application, including web.config.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49806

File Name: padding_oracle_ms10-070.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/8/2010

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:.net_framework

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/28/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/17/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3332

BID: 43316