MS11-053: Vulnerability in Bluetooth Stack Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2566220)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 55569


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Bluetooth.


The remote host contains a version of the Windows Bluetooth stack that is affected by a code execution vulnerability. By sending a series of specially crafted Bluetooth packets to an affected system, an attacker could install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Note that this vulnerability only affects systems with Bluetooth capability.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista and 7.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55569

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-053.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/12/2011

Updated: 8/5/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2011-1265

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/12/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/12/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1265

BID: 48617

IAVA: 2011-A-0100-S

MSFT: MS11-053

MSKB: 2532531, 2561109