MS11-055: Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2560847)

High Nessus Plugin ID 55571


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote Windows host through Visio.


The remote host contains a version of Microsoft Visio that is affected by an insecure library loading vulnerability.

A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted Microsoft Visio file, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


Microsoft has released a patch for Visio 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55571

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-055.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2011/07/12

Modified: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:visio

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/07/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/08/25

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3148

BID: 42681

EDB-ID: 14744

IAVA: 2011-A-0098

MSFT: MS11-055

Secunia: 45077

MSKB: 2493523