MS11-004: Vulnerability in Internet Information Services (IIS) FTP Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2489256) (uncredentialed check)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 51956


The FTP service running on the remote host has a memory corruption vulnerability.


The IIS FTP service running on the remote host has a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability. The 'TELNET_STREAM_CONTEXT::OnSendData' function fails to properly sanitize user input, resulting in a buffer overflow.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 51956

File Name: iis_ftp7_heap_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/02/11

Modified: 2017/08/30

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:iis

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/02/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/12/21

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3972

BID: 45542

OSVDB: 70167

EDB-ID: 15803

MSFT: MS11-004

MSKB: 2489256