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

High Nessus Plugin ID 55118


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


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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55118

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-038.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2011/06/15

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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: 2011/06/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/06/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0658

BID: 48174

OSVDB: 72959

MSFT: MS11-038

MSKB: 2476490