MS11-037: Vulnerability in MHTML Could Allow Information Disclosure (2544893)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55117


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. By exploiting the flaw, an attacker could cause a victim to run malicious scripts when visiting various websites that could result 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: 55117

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-037.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2011/06/15

Modified: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/06/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/06/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1894

BID: 48205

MSFT: MS11-037

IAVB: 2011-B-0065

MSKB: 2544893