MS11-041: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2525694)

high Nessus Plugin ID 55121

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Windows kernel that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this by causing a user to visit a network share containing a specially crafted OpenType font (OTF). The attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode and take complete control of the affected system.

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/ms11-041

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55121

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-041.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/15/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 6/14/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2011

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1873

BID: 48183

MSFT: MS11-041

MSKB: 2525694