MS11-038: Vulnerability in OLE Automation Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2476490)

high Nessus Plugin ID 55118

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description

The remote host is running a version of Windows that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this by causing a user to visit a website containing a specially crafted Windows Metafile (WMF) image. Exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with the user's credentials.

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2011/ms11-038

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55118

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-038.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/15/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 6/14/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0658

BID: 48174

MSFT: MS11-038

MSKB: 2476490