MS11-026: Vulnerability in MHTML Could Allow Information Disclosure (2503658)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53383


The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


A flaw exists in the way MHTML interprets MIME-formatted requests for content blocks within a document. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, could cause a victim to run malicious scripts when visiting various web sites, resulting in information disclosure.


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: 53383

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-026.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2011/04/13

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/01/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0096

BID: 46055

OSVDB: 70693

CERT: 326549

EDB-ID: 16071

Secunia: 43093

MSFT: MS11-026

MSKB: 2503658