MS11-057: Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2559049)

high Nessus Plugin ID 55787


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through a web browser.


The remote host is missing Internet Explorer (IE) Security Update 2559049.

The installed version of IE is affected by several vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55787

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-057.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/9/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


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:/a:microsoft:ie, cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/9/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/23/2011

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1257, CVE-2011-1347, CVE-2011-1960, CVE-2011-1961, CVE-2011-1962, CVE-2011-1963, CVE-2011-1964, CVE-2011-2382, CVE-2011-2383

BID: 46821, 47989, 48994, 49023, 49027, 49032, 49037, 49039

MSFT: MS11-057

MSKB: 2559049