MS11-016: Vulnerability in Microsoft Groove Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2494047)

high Nessus Plugin ID 52584
New! Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR)

Tenable calculates a dynamic VPR for every vulnerability. VPR combines vulnerability information with threat intelligence and machine learning algorithms to predict which vulnerabilities are most likely to be exploited in attacks. Read more about what VPR is and how it is different from CVSS.

VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Windows host contains a version of Microsoft Groove 2007 that incorrectly restricts the path used for loading external libraries.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a specially crafted Groove-related file located in the same network directory as a specially crafted dynamic link library (DLL) file, he may be able to leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

Solution

Microsoft has released a patch for Groove 2007.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2011/ms11-016

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 52584

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-016.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/8/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_nt_ms02-031.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:groove

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/8/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/25/2010

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3146

BID: 42695

EDB-ID: 14746

IAVB: 2011-B-0034

MSFT: MS11-016

MSKB: 2494047