MS11-040: Vulnerability in Threat Management Gateway Firewall Client Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2520426)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 55120


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through a firewall client.


The remote host is missing Forefront Threat Management Gateway Client security update 2520426.

The installed version of Forefront Threat Management Gateway is affected by a vulnerability that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


Microsoft has released a patch for Forefront Threat Management Gateway.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55120

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-040.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/15/2011

Updated: 3/8/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2011-1889

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:forefront_security

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

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 3/24/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1889

BID: 48181

MSFT: MS11-040

IAVA: 2011-A-0085-S

MSKB: 2520426